Operation Tracer, Gibraltar
Dr Cooper was visiting the WW2 Tunnels in Gibraltar
He was one of a team involved in the 'Stay Behind' Project
The above photograph shows Dr Bruce Cooper, a retired GP from Preston, Lancashire duruing a visit to the WW2 Tunnels in Gibraltar. During WW2 Dr Cooper was part of a team who were ready to be sealed inside the 'Rock' in the event of the Axis Forces launching a successful attack to occupy Gibraltar. This was Dr Cooper's first visit back to Gibraltar in many years. At this time, in October 2008 he was 93 years old and the last surviving member of the team who were prepared to be sealed inside the tunnels with the intention of sending messages back to the Allies by wireless signal.
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