Operation Barricade

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Operation Barricade was a British Commando raid during the Second World War. It was carried out by 11 men of No. 62 Commando over the night of 14/15 August 1942, and had as its objective an anti-aircraft gun and radar site north-west of Pointe de Saire south of Barfleur. The raiders crossed the English Channel by Motor Torpedo Boat.[1]

They opened fire on a German patrol killing three and wounding six, before withdrawing without loss to the Commandos.[2]


  1. ^ "Naval History". Naval History. Retrieved 8 June 2010.
  2. ^ Binney, p.152

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