TITLE

Gibraltar Vet Discusses Secret Lair

PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Military History;May2007, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Doctor Bruce Cooper, a former British navy doctor, is shedding light on a mission to safeguard the Rock of Gibraltar. Cooper is the sole surviving member of a six-man team that volunteered to be sealed inside a hidden cave should the rock be captured by the Germans during World War II. Provisioned with canned food and a freshwater cistern, the "Stay-Behind Cave" was to serve as an observation post and radio relay station. Fortunately, the Germans never did capture the rock, the war ended and the team returned to civilian life.
ACCESSION #
27987304

 

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