34 min

The Assassins of Alexandria Amazing War Stories

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On the night of the 10th November 1941 two submarines stealthily left the harbour at Alexandria and headed for Northern Libya. On board were 53 Commandos and 6 Special Boat Service operatives.
Underway was one of the most audacious missions of the entire Second World War - a secret attempt to assassinate Hitler’s top General - Erwin Rommel. If they succeeded, it could alter the course of the entire conflict.
Let us know what you think of this week's episode- use #AmazingWarStories to join the conversation
Contributors-
-Colonel Nik Cavill Royal Marines Commando: Website royalnavy.mod.uk/royalmarines Facebook royalmarines/
-Julie Miller, curator of the Combined MIlitary Services Museum: Website cmsm.co.uk/ Facebook CombinedMilitaryServicesMuseum
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Episode Credits-
Written & Researched by Charlie Phillips
Director & Executive Producer Ed Sayer
Associate Producer Lois Crompton
Editor Tony Simmons
Sound design & 3D mastering by Vaudeville Sound Group
www.amazingwarstories.com


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On the night of the 10th November 1941 two submarines stealthily left the harbour at Alexandria and headed for Northern Libya. On board were 53 Commandos and 6 Special Boat Service operatives.
Underway was one of the most audacious missions of the entire Second World War - a secret attempt to assassinate Hitler’s top General - Erwin Rommel. If they succeeded, it could alter the course of the entire conflict.
Let us know what you think of this week's episode- use #AmazingWarStories to join the conversation
Contributors-
-Colonel Nik Cavill Royal Marines Commando: Website royalnavy.mod.uk/royalmarines Facebook royalmarines/
-Julie Miller, curator of the Combined MIlitary Services Museum: Website cmsm.co.uk/ Facebook CombinedMilitaryServicesMuseum
For more about this episode and all of the incredible stories we have in store this series, follow us on your favourite social media platform on-
Facebook.com/Amazingwarstories
Instagram @amazingwarstories
Twitter @amazewarstories
Episode Credits-
Written & Researched by Charlie Phillips
Director & Executive Producer Ed Sayer
Associate Producer Lois Crompton
Editor Tony Simmons
Sound design & 3D mastering by Vaudeville Sound Group
www.amazingwarstories.com


See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

34 min

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