Operation Cartoon

Location

Norway
59° 47' 20.7456" N, 5° 23' 6.756" E
Date commenced: 
Saturday, January 23, 1943
An operation to destroy the pyrite mine on the island of Stord near Leirvik. The party landed at two locations half at Sagvaag, and the remainder on the other side of the bay.  They were responsible for the complete destruction of the Transformer at the Pyrite mine.
 
Corporal Ivar Marius Haga, No. 10 Inter Allied Commando 5 (Norwegian) Troop died during the raid [more...].
 

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