World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF BRITAIN: Goring's Narrow Escape

The British had scarcely announced the formation of super-tough raiding forces to be known as Commandos (TIME, Oct. 20) when the Commando legends began to fly. Last week London reported a wow:

A detachment of Canadian Commandos crossed the Channel with sealed instructions to proceed to a certain building on the French coast. The building turned out to be Le Touquet Casino, where a dance was in progress. Their mission turned out to be to capture Field Marshal Hermann Göring, carry him, if they could, to their...

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