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    Sub Lt Robert Aitken of X7 - Obituary

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    Post  david f Fri Nov 07, 2014 10:09 am

    A remarkable tale of a very brave man - the diver who escaped X7 after 2 1/2 hours on the bottom only to be rescued by the Germans on the (now damaged) Tirpitz and treated to hot drinks and Schnapps in recognition of his bravery!

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/sublieutenant-robert-aitken-diver-and-navigator-who-narrowly-escaped-death-in-midget-submarine-and-helped-wreck-the-mighty-tirpitz-9842223.html

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