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by Ron Cope
Thu Jul 01, 2010 10:09 pm
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: The First Battle of Narvik, 10 April 1940
Replies: 31
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Re: 10 April 1940, the 1st battle of Narvik

Good Evening....and thanks to all those whom have since made posts to my initial contribution to the epic Battles of Narvik on 10th and 13th April 1940. This being the 70th Anniversary and my quest to eventually write a book I have been very busy making further contacts with either survivor or famil...
by Ron Cope
Sat Mar 06, 2010 10:34 am
Forum: Naval History (1922-1945)
Topic: The First Battle of Narvik, 10 April 1940
Replies: 31
Views: 22595

10 April 1940 : the 1st battle of Narvik

My father Cyril Cope was a 22 year old torpedoman on HMS Hardy in the first Battle of Narvik. He was one of the fortunate ones to survive. Subsequently he started the Narvik 2nd Destroyer Association in 1970's. This led to ship company members from other ships in the flottila / sailors from 2nd Batt...