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  • The Cockleshell Heroes - Wikipedia

    The Cockleshell Heroes is a 1955 British war film with Trevor Howard, Anthony Newley, Christopher Lee, David Lodge and José Ferrer, who also directed. Set during the ...

  • The Cockleshell Heroes (1955) - IMDb

    Directed by José Ferrer. With José Ferrer, Trevor Howard, Dora Bryan, Victor Maddern. During WW2, German ships are "safely" docked upriver at Bordeaux, but the ...

  • Operation Frankton - Wikipedia

    In 1955 a fictionalised version of the story was told in the film The Cockleshell Heroes made by Warwick Films, and starring Anthony Newley, Trevor Howard, ...

  • The Cockleshell Heroes of 1942 - History Learning Site

    The Cockleshell Heroes raided Nazi-occupied Bordeaux in December 1942 in ‘Operation Frankton’. The Cockleshell Heroes target was the harbour complex in the city.


    Subject. The Cockleshell Heroes (Operation Frankton). Location. On the shore of the Holy Loch in the village of Ardnadam. Shortest route from the south is via the ...

  • Cockleshell Heroes: the truth at last - Telegraph

    Cockleshell Heroes: the truth at last What became of the young, exceptionally brave men of Operation Frankton in 1942? Neil Tweedie reports.

  • Cockleshell Heroes Home page

    'In War Heroes Wake' - A book by Roger and Sandra Downton about the heroic adventure of the World War 2 Cockleshell Heroes, interwoven with their own unique homage to ...

  • The Cockleshell Heroes - BBC Two

    Royal Marines carry out a covert canoe raid on the docks of Bordeaux during World War II.

  • Cockleshell Heroes (1955) - Rotten Tomatoes

    Jose Ferrer was both star and director of the British WW2 drama Cockleshell Heroes. Ferrer is cast as Major Stringer, the officer in charge of a delicate naval operation.

  • The Cockleshell Heroes - YouTube

    Scene from the 1955 film showing The Four Horseshoes in Chobham

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