Operation Anklet


Lofoten Islands
68° 4' 46.5924" N, 13° 22' 27.0876" E
Date commenced: 
Friday, December 26, 1941

300 men from No 12 Commando, and some from the Royal Norwegian Army, landed on the Lofoten Islands about 300 miles North of Vaagso. Since the first Lofoten raid in March such operations were seen as a useful tactic to confuse the enemy and consequently divert enemy forces for future defence.

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