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St Nazaire raid: Remembering the anti-Tirpitz operation

A ceremony has taken place in the French port of St Nazaire as the last remaining veterans gather to remember one of the most daring raids of World War II.

On 28 March 1942 an old US Navy ship was disguised to look like a German destroyer, packed with explosives and rammed into a dock in St Nazaire on France's Atlantic coast.

The BBC's Gordon Corera joined a handful of veterans marking the day.

  • 29 Mar 2012
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