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The Small Scale Raiding Force.

Author: Brian Lett
Publisher: Havertown : Pen and Sword, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Small Scale Raiding Force (SSRF) was formed in February 1942 by Gus March Phillips with Major General Gubbins SOE European chief''s approval. March-Phillips and his Maid of Honor Force had just had complete success with their operation (POSTMASTER) off West Africa. Equipped with a specially adapted motor torpedo boat, the SSRF immediately started planning for operations. Op FROUDESLEY, with the aim of destroying  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lett, Brian.
Small Scale Raiding Force.
Havertown : Pen and Sword, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Lett
ISBN: 9781473831162 1473831164
OCLC Number: 889675541
Description: 1 online resource (241 pages)
Contents: List of Illustrations; Introduction; Chapter 1 Return to England; Chapter 2 Gubbins, March-Phillipps and Appleyard; Chapter 3 The Future; Chapter 4 Anderson Manor; Chapter 5 The Old and the New; Chapter 6 Training; Chapter 7 Sink the Tirpitz --
Operation Frodesley; Chapter 8 Operation Barricade; Chapter 9 Operation Dryad; Chapter 10 Operation Branford; Chapter 11 Operation Aquatint; Chapter 12 The Survivors; Chapter 13 Adam Orr; Chapter 14 Graham Hayes; Chapter 15 André Desgranges; Chapter 16 After Aquatint; Chapter 17 Operation Basalt; Chapter 18 Operation Facsimile; Chapter 19 Expansion. Chapter 20 Operation FahrenheitChapter 21 Operation Batman; Chapter 22 Operation Witticism; Chapter 23 Huckaback, Backchat and Pussyfoot; Chapter 24 Confusion in North Africa; Chapter 25 Geoffrey Appleyard; Chapter 26 La Galite; Chapter 27 Pantelleria: Operation Snapdragon; Chapter 28 Sicily: Operation Chestnut; Chapter 29 Anders Lassen on Crete; Chapter 30 Anders Lassen on Simi; Chapter 31 Lake Comacchio; Appendix A: Leslie W. 'Red' Wright --
the Man Who Was Not There; Appendix B: Captain J.E.O. Evans; Acknowledgements; Sources; Index.

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The Small Scale Raiding Force (SSRF) was formed in February 1942 by Gus March Phillips with Major General Gubbins SOE European chief''s approval. March-Phillips and his Maid of Honor Force had just had complete success with their operation (POSTMASTER) off West Africa. Equipped with a specially adapted motor torpedo boat, the SSRF immediately started planning for operations. Op FROUDESLEY, with the aim of destroying the battleship Tirpitz ran into technical problems and was delayed but, in August and September, three daring cross Channel missions were successfully carried out without loss. The.

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