The War Illustrated, No. 217, Vol. 9, October 12th 1945

SIXPENCE AT 2/7 OCTOBER 12,1945 BRITISH "FROG-MAN ”READY TOGO UNDER has his "fish ”suit adjusted by a Petty Officer (right). Existence of these underwater Commandos, known as L.C.O.C.U. (Landing Craft Obstruction Clearance Units), was only recently disclosed. Special breathing apparatus enables them to remain underwater for Ij hours at a stretch, their “fins ”giving them a speed of 60 yards a minute. On D-Day, they removed from the Normandy beaches mines and other obstructions. See also pa^e 361. Photo, Spor! 6- Genera' Edited by Sir John Hammerfon N O .218 WILL BE PUBLISHED FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2G
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