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List of Exercises

Exercises in which R.A.F. Beach Units were Involved

The following is a list of Second World War Combined Operations exercises in which R.A.F. beach units were involved, with links to information, where available.

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Operation Codename

D-Day

Location

JANTZEN

July / August 1943

South Wales

PIRATE

October 1943

Studland Bay

ROUNDABOUT

December 1943 - April 1944

Leith / Gullane

CROPPER

early March 1944

Bracklesham Bay

LEAPYEAR

March 1944

Burghead

GOLDBRAID

late March 1944

Bracklesham Bay

TROUSERS

April 1944

Slapton Sands, Devon

FABIUS

May 1944

Southern England

 

 

 

 

 

 

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