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Today in World War II History—December 11, 1942

Commandos in canoes rowing toward Bordeaux, December 1942 (Royal Marines photo)

Commandos in canoes rowing toward Bordeaux, December 1942 (Royal Marines photo)

80 Years Ago—Dec. 11, 1942: “Cockleshell Heroes” Raid: British commandos who had landed in France from a submarine on Dec. 7 and canoed up the Gironde River, damage six ships in Bordeaux; two of the ten commandos survive.

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