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X-Craft Versus Tirpitz: The Mystery of the Missing X5

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Norwegian investigative journalist Alf Jacobsen relates one of the most incredible tales of the Second World War, in which Royal Navy X-craft midget submarines attacked the German battleship Tirpitz in Norway. A daring plan was hatched by the Admiralty to sink Tirpitz using midget submarines to plant high explosive mines beneath the ship's keel. On 22 September 1943, six X-craft midget submarines set out from Scotland to sink the battleship at anchor in Norway. Three never reached the fjord and X5, commanded by Lt Henty ...

X-Craft Versus Tirpitz: The Mystery of the Missing X5 2006, Sutton Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780750941129

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