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Cockleshell Heroes: Operation Frankton, December 11, 1942
Cockleshell Heroes: Operation Frankton, December 11, 1942
by High Flying Dice Games (2023)
Player Count
1 to 2

Player Ages

Playing Time
45 minutes to 1 hour, 30 minutes
  • Dice
  • Wargame
  • World War II
  • Designers
  • Amos Burke
  • Mechanisms
  • Dice Rolling
  • Grid Movement
  • STR-04 Solo Game
  • Artists
  • Tim Allen
  • Family
  • Solitaire Wargames
  • Admin: Unreleased Games
  • Rating: 10/10 from 1 users


    Cockleshell Heroes is a solitaire play game portraying Operation Frankton. Operation Frankton was a commando raid on ships based in the German occupied French port of Bordeaux during the Second World War. The raid was carried out by a small unit of the Royal Marines know as the “Royal Marines Boom Patrol Detachment”, who were part of a combined operations transported by the submarine, HMS Tuna. Variant rules for two players are included.

    —description from the publisher

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