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Pete
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Links to photos of, and information on, the raid on Haugesund, Norway

https://www.commandoveterans.org/cdoGallery/v/WW2/Operation+Checkmate/

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Pete Rogers, son of LSgt Joe Rogers MM & nephew of TSM Ken McAllister. Both No2 Commando.
God and the Soldier, all men adore, In time of danger and not before.
When the danger is passed and all things righted, God is forgotten, and the Soldier slighted.


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Pete
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In memory of the men who died or were executed after this raid which took place 68 years ago on the 28th April 1943:

https://www.commandoveterans.org/cdoGallery/v/WW2/Operation+Checkmate/

We will remember them

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Pete Rogers, son of LSgt Joe Rogers MM & nephew of TSM Ken McAllister. Both No2 Commando.
God and the Soldier, all men adore, In time of danger and not before.
When the danger is passed and all things righted, God is forgotten, and the Soldier slighted.


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Stephen Donnison
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God bless them

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Pete
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In memory of the men who died or were executed after this raid which took place 69 years ago on the 28th April 1943:

https://www.commandoveterans.org/cdoGallery/v/WW2/Operation+Checkmate/

We will remember them

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Pete Rogers, son of LSgt Joe Rogers MM & nephew of TSM Ken McAllister. Both No2 Commando.
God and the Soldier, all men adore, In time of danger and not before.
When the danger is passed and all things righted, God is forgotten, and the Soldier slighted.


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John M
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My old friend Sgt John Huntigton(12Cdo) had fond memmories of Jack Cox.
On his behalf God Bless Jack and all who died in this terrible afair.

RIP

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John M



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Pete
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In memory of the men who died or were executed after this raid which took place 79 years ago on the 28th April 1943:

https://www.commandoveterans.org/cdoGallery/v/WW2/Operation+Checkmate/

We will remember them

Pete Rogers, son of LSgt Joe Rogers MM & nephew of TSM Ken McAllister. Both No2 Commando.
God and the Soldier, all men adore, In time of danger and not before.
When the danger is passed and all things righted, God is forgotten, and the Soldier slighted.


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