Vaagso raid.

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(5 Jan ) The Commandos set out before first light, the object to capture the small defended island of Vaagso, off the Norwegian coast. The German garriso. The Vaagso Raid: The Commando Attack that Changed the Course of World War II Devins, Joseph H., Jr. Published by Chilton Book Company, Philadelphia, PA ().

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Shortly afterwards the unit was involved in a largely unsuccessful raid upon the German-occupied Channel Island of Guernsey. In they were involved in successful raids. Despatches in this volume include that on the first and second battles of Narvik in ; the despatch on operations in central Norwayby Lieutenant General H.R.S.

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It is ice-free throughout the year, thanks to the waters of the Gulf Stream. The operation was called “Archery,” and planning and preparation for the raid were painstaking. Operation Archery Overview [Source] Operation Archery was a raid that was carried out by the British Commandos during World War II.

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Author Robert Barr Smith describes in detail one of the most successful of the early British Commando operations, the attack on the Norwegian town of Vaagso. The raid caused Hitler to divert. The raid on Vaagso Island reinforced Hitler’s notion that the Allies were going to use Norway as a springboard for launching an invasion against Germany by way of Scandinavia.

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