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The Assassins of Alexandria

Season 1, Ep. 5

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.


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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


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