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    COHEN Sydney

    COHEN Sydney

    Male - 1946

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    • Name COHEN Sydney 
      • King of Lampedusa
      Gender Male 
      Note 1941  Lampedusa Find all individuals with events at this location 
      In 1941, Sergeant Sydney Cohen, a RAF pilot, single-handedly, captured the tiny Island of Lampedusa, just 200km south of Sicily. He then accepted the surrender of a garrison of 4,300 Italian troops stationed there and became known as King of Lampedusa. 
      Note 1943 
      News reel of Sydney Cohen being congratulated by Sir Arthur Cunningham in Jun 1943 starting at 5.04mins
      https://youtu.be/t8Gs8Q8cge8 
      Died 1946 
      Person ID I1380  Cohen Tree
      Last Modified 28 Jun 2015 

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