Today, November 8, 2013 marks 71 years since the action in the harbour of Oran, Algeria where Capt. Frederic Thornton “Fritz“ Peters, VC, DSO, DSC and bar, DSC (U.S.), RN demonstrated extraordinary bravery in leading an attack on the harbour of Oran, Algeria held by Vichy French forces.

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Capt. F.T. Peters in 1942, before leaving Scotland for Operation Reservist

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