Frankton: Four survivors place limpet mines
12th December 1942: The Commandos in Operation Frankton successfully mine ships in Bordeaux harbour - but only two men evade capture and survive
Of the six two-man canoes that had been brought to the French coast by HMS Tuna on the 7th of December, only five had been launched because one canoe was damaged getting off the submarine.
Conger had been lo…
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