Cockleshell Heroes Quiz

Cockleshell Heroes Quiz

Updated 25th April 2020

A little quiz set by Susan Templeton – Updated with answers and infomation links at the bottom of this page

QUESTION
WHAT WAS THE OFFICIAL NAME OF THE OPERATION
WHEN WAS THE MISSION DATE
WHAT WAS THE MAJOR TOWN IN FRANCE THEY WERE PADDLING UP TO
WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE ESTUARY IN FRANCE THEY PADDLED UP
WHAT WAS THE AIM OF THE MISSION
WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE PADDLING OFFICER IN CHARGE OF THE RAID
WHERE ON THE SOUTH COST OF BRITAIN DID THE OPERATION DO MUCH OF ITS WORK UP
WHERE DID THE MISSION ACTUALLY START FROM
HOW MANY CANOES WERE DUE TO TAKE PART
HOW MANY CANOES DID EVENTUALLY TAKE PART & WHY WAS THERE A CHANGE IN NUMBERS
HOW MANY MEN TOOK PART IN FINAL RAID
WHAT SORT OF EXPLOSIVES WERE USED
HOW MANY EXPLOSIVES DID EACH COCKLESHELL CANOE CARRY
HOW DID THE COCKLESHELL CANOES REMAIN IN PLACE NEXT TO THE SHIP THEY WERE TRYING TO LAY EXPLOSIVES ON
HOW WERE THE CANOES & PADDLERS TRANSPORTED AND PUT IN THE WATERS OFF FRANCE
NAME ONE OF THE COCKLESHELL CANOES
HOW WIDE WERE THE COCKLESHELL CANOES AND WHY THIS MAXIMUM WIDTH
WHAT SORT OF PADDLES DID THEY USE
HOW MANY MILES DID THE COCKLESHELL PADDLERS PADDLE WHO MADE IT TO THE FINAL MISSION POINT
HOW MANY MEN SURVIVED THE RAID AND RETURNED TO BRITAIN
WHO HELPED THOSE THAT ESCAPED GET TO FREEDOM
NAME THE SURVIVORS
WHAT HAPPENED TO THE SBS PADDLERS WHO DID NOT MAKE IT

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