World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF EUROPE: Raid at Dawn

The first officially announced British landing in many months on the continent of Europe was made last week by a joint force of the Royal Navy, R.A.F. and British Army Commandos.

Germany said the raid failed, that a British destroyer was sunk, that up to a score of British planes were downed. The story, when it finally came from Britain:

At dawn invasion barges filled with Commandos put off from warships, streaked toward the rocky shores of the Norwegian islands of Vaagsoy and Maaloy, assembly point for German troop and supply ships bound for the Russian front. The warships poured broadsides of...

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