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rock military


the first days of World War II, the Rock (Rock of Gibraltar) became a pivot of the Mediterranean, Operation Torch, the invasion of North Africa, was coordinated from the Rock. Operation Tracer (Military history of Gibraltar during World War II#Operation Tracer: 1941–1942), a top-secret mission in which six men were to be buried alive inside the Rock of Gibraltar so that they could monitor enemy movements if the Rock was captured.

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