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Saint-Laurent-Sur-Mer ; Operation "Aquatint"

Plaque along the beach wall at Saint-Laurent-Sur-Mer (just steps from our B & B where we were staying).


The plaque commemorates a small scale raiding party of British commandos who were captured and taken as prisoners of war prior to the D-Day invasion of the coastal beaches.


The marker reads:

This plaque is to commemorate the landing of 12th September 1942 of British commandos led by Major March Phillips engaged on operation "Aquatint " "


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Taken on September 25, 2013