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The modern Shetland Bus

Davie P

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This is a fascinating article if you're interested in the Shetland Bus or modern covert naval operations - https://warontherocks.com/2020/12/the-modern-shetland-bus-the-lure-of-covert-maritime-vessels-for-great-power-competition/

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The flaw in his arguement is that using fishing boats proved very dangerous. 44 men and many refugees were lost during the period of fishing boat operations. In October 1943 three fast modern American submarine chasers were provide for use in operations and over 100 missions were carried out without the loss of a single life.

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