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 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.