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Old 6th May 2020, 00:03
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Re: 16/02/1941 Commando Raid ?

Hello Rolland,
Thank you for the link.
It does give details of it.
11th February 41 start of the opp.
13th February 41 received instruction to return to Malta.
The Commando's were to be picked up after the 16th Febuary raid .
They were all taken pow, their interpreter an Italian who worked in a British Hotel was executed for treason.
He was a civilian named Fortunato Picchi, a deputy restaurant manager of the Savoy Hotel.

Keep safe
Alex

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