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The Daring Plan to Steal Nazi Radar Technology

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The Daring Plan to Steal Nazi Radar Technology

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In 1941, a British parachute regiment consisting of 120 men set off toward Bruneval on the northern coast of occupied France. Their mission: to steal German radar secrets.

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The code name is Operation Biting, a planned British raid on Bruneval, in Nazi-occupied Northern France. The mission is to drop paratroopers behind enemy lines and capture a powerful German radar system, but there is an even greater goal to be achieved: show Hitler that they still have plenty of fight in them. But what the brave men of C Company are about to do has never been attempted before, and pulling it off will require sneaking past the very radar they are trying to capture.

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