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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 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.

 

Operation Codename

D-Day

Description

 

 

 

HUSKY

10th July 1943

Invasion of Sicily

BAYTOWN

3rd September 1943

Landings on the Toe of Italy

AVALANCHE

9th September 1943

Salerno Landings

OVERLORD

6th June 1944

Normandy Invasion

DRAGOON (ANVIL)

15th August 1944

Landings in the South of France

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