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List of Operations

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

The following is a list of Second World War Combined Operations (i.e. amphibious assault operations)  in which R.A.F. beach units were involved. The list is in chronological order and each entry provides a link to further information, where available.

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Operation Codename

D-Day

Location

HUSKY

10th July 1943

Sicily

BAYTOWN

3rd September 1943

Reggio, Italy

AVALANCHE

9th September 1943

Salerno, Italy

OVERLORD

6th June 1944

Normandy, France

DRAGOON (ANVIL)

15th August 1944

South of France

TALON

3rd January 1945

Akyab, Burma

MATADOR

21st January 1945

Ramree Island, Burma

DRACULA

2nd May 1945

Rangoon, Burma

ZIPPER

9th September 1945

Malaya

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