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The Silent Enemy (1958)

The Silent Enemy (1958)

TITLE: The Silent Enemy In the Mediterranean in 1941 the Italians start using underwater chariots to mine the undersides of allied ships. Explosives expert Lionel Crabbe arrives in Gibraltar to organise defenses, but finds only two British divers available to help him. Even more worrying, it seems likely that the Italians are secretly using neutral …

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Erwin Rommel Portrait

Operation Flipper: Assassination Attempt on Erwin Rommel

The Commando raid in an attempt to assassinate Erwin Rommel at his HQ in Sidi Rafa, Libya in November 1941, was called Operation Flipper. It resulted in a failure. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill was never one to shy away from thinking big. When he saw the plans for General Claude Auchinlek’s offensive, Operation Crusader, …

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