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St Nazaire Raid. 8x12 inch photo signed by Corran
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St Nazaire Raid. 8x12 inch photo signed by Corran William Brooke Purdon CBE MC 4 May 1921 - 27 June 2018 who was an Irish-born commando in the British Army, who took part in the raid on St Nazaire for which he was awarded the Military Cross. He was also a prisoner in Colditz. His mission at St Nazaire was to lead a demolitions unit to destroy part of the docks at St Nazaire. When the Americans liberated the men at Colditz in April 1945, Purdon asked for permission to join them in their final push through Germany. His request was granted. An extraordinary man. Good Condition. All autographs are genuine hand signed and come with a Certificate of Authenticity. We combine postage on multiple winning lots and can ship worldwide. UK postage from £4.99, EU from £6.99, Rest of World from £8.99.
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St Nazaire Raid. 8x12 inch photo signed by Corran

Estimate £16 - £20
Nov 01, 2019
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0768: St Nazaire Raid. 8x12 inch photo signed by Corran

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Est. £16 - £20Starting Price £16
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St Nazaire Raid. 8x12 inch photo signed by Corran William Brooke Purdon CBE MC 4 May 1921 - 27 June 2018 who was an Irish-born commando in the British Army, who took part in the raid on St Nazaire for which he was awarded the Military Cross. He was also a prisoner in Colditz. His mission at St Nazaire was to lead a demolitions unit to destroy part of the docks at St Nazaire. When the Americans liberated the men at Colditz in April 1945, Purdon asked for permission to join them in their final push through Germany. His request was granted. An extraordinary man. Good Condition. All autographs are genuine hand signed and come with a Certificate of Authenticity. We combine postage on multiple winning lots and can ship worldwide. UK postage from £4.99, EU from £6.99, Rest of World from £8.99.

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