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'Corvette K-225' - a 1943 war film based around the events of Lieutenant Ted Simmons and other Naval Officiers.<br />
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The incredible bravery of a Royal Navy officer who made it out of a sinking German submarine in the nick of time can be told after his medals were put up for sale.<br />
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In the Allied hunt for German Enigma machines and their codebooks during the Second World War, navy seamen were required to board stricken U-boats whenever possible.<br />
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By its very nature the job was incredibly dangerous as the submarines were invariably badly damaged from depth charge attacks and it was only a matter of time before they sank. <br />
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Lieutenant Ted Simmons was one of just a handful of men who managed to climb aboard a U-boat that his corvette ship had forced to the surface.<br />
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His medals are now being sold by London auctioneers Spink and Son for an estimated £15,000 on December 6.