Dropping into occupied France
16th August 1943: The reflections of an agent of the Special Operations Executive as he prepares to parachute into France on a sabotage mission
The dangerous business of dropping SOE agents into France continued, taking advantage of the periods of full moon to locate the remote airfields and drop zones. All too few of those who dropped or were landed lived long enough to tell their tale. Hugh Dormer1 was one of those who did.
On the way we dropped some container…
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