Sunday, September 20, 1942
Norway66° 51' 33.12" N, 14° 1' 36.48" E
Glomfjord, NorwayOperation Musketoon was a raid on an electricity generating station at Glomfjord in German occupied Norway. Ten Commandos from No 2 Commando and 2 Norwegian corporals working for the SOE took part in the raid leaving thier home port on the 11th September. They were taken by submarine to a remote Fjord, completed a difficult overland route, approaching their target from the rear and successfully destroyed it. Seven were captured and later executed at Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp under Hitler's infamous Commando Order.
[Names below link to more about each man.]
- Captain Graeme Delamere Black DSO, MC
- Captain Joseph Blundell Houghton MC
- Sergeant Miller Smith
- Lance Bombardier William Henry Albert Chudley
- Private Reginald Henry Makeham
- Rifleman Cyril Henry Abram
- Private Eric Gordon Curtis
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