Anders Lassen VC, MC** (1920-45). Was posthumously awarded the VC for single-handedly taking out three enemy positions during a mission in the final weeks of the Italian campaign. His remains the only SAS VC.

Anders Lassen VC, MC** Was posthumously awarded the VC for single-handedly taking out three enemy positions during a mission in the final weeks of the Italian campaign. His remains the only SAS VC.

Anders ‘Andy’ Lassen with his Maltese terrier, Pipo the ‘Lion of Leros’. Formerly an Italian officer’s lapdog, Lassen had adopted Pipo to be his dog of war. He’d cured Pipo of his addiction to Italian Pasta, and got him eating proper raider food,...pin by Paolo Marzioli

Anders ‘Andy’ Lassen with his Maltese terrier, Pipo the ‘Lion of Leros’. Formerly an Italian officer’s lapdog, Lassen had adopted Pipo to be his dog of war. He’d cured Pipo of his addiction to Italian.

Men of the 1st Special Boat Service who saw service in the Aegean Sea, and Mediterranean. Standing lower left, Lieutenant Casulli who was killed in the Santarine raid in 1944 and top right, Captain Anders Lassen VC MC and 2 bars, killed at Lake Comacchio, Italy, April 1944.

HU Standing lower left: Lieutenant Casulli killed in the Santarine raid in 1944 and top right: Captain Anders Lassen VC MC and 2 bars killed at Lake Comacchio Italy April 1944

Major Anders Frederik Emil Victor Schau Lassen´s awards are displayed at The Museum of Danish Resistance 1940-1945, Copenhagen.

Major Anders Frederik Emil Victor Schau Lassen´s awards are displayed at The Museum of Danish Resistance Copenhagen.

Major Anders Lassen (facing camera) discussing with another officer the forthcoming Lake Commacchio raid, early 1945. Lassen and his fellow men of the SBS were tasked to cross impossible terrain, so spearheading the Allied Breakthrough in Northern...pin by Paolo Marzioli

Major Anders Lassen (facing camera) discussing with another officer the forthcoming Lake Commacchio raid, early Lassen and his fellow men of the SBS were tasked to cross impossible terrain, so.

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Major Anders Lassen (facing camera) discussing with another officer the forthcoming Lake Commacchio raid, early Lassen and his fellow men of the SBS were tasked to cross impossible terrain, so.


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