Operation Aquatint Plaque

A plaque to commemorate Operation Aquatint, a reconnaissance mission to collect information on the surrounding area and take a German guard prisoner.

The operation failed when the commandos landed a mile from there intended target and where discovered. Of the 11 men who went ashore three were killed, four were captured and four escaped.

THIS PLAQUE IS TO COMMEMORATE
THE LANDING ON 12TH SEPTEMBER 1942
OF BRITISH COMMANDOS LED BY
MAJOR MARCH PHILLIPS
ENGAGED ON OPERATION
"AQUATINT"

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Listing: Operation Aquatint Plaque

Location

Avenue de la Libération
14710Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
Calvados
France
Longitude:-0.88062
Latitude:49.37106

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