Brac - Operation Flounced

Date commenced: 
Friday, June 2, 1944


Island of Brac, formerly Yugoslavia
43° 18' 17.6076" N, 16° 39' 9.756" E

A night raid on the enemy held island of Brac involving Commando Units of 2 Special Service Brigade primarily from 40 and 43 Royal Marine Commandos, and 2 Special Service Brigade HQ. They were assisted by Partisan forces.

Lt Col. 'Jack' Churchill in overall command was taken prisoner.

Lt Col. Manners OC of 40RM Commando was among the casualties.

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