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  Operation Archery. Who is Operation Archery? What is Operation Archery? Where is Operation Archery? Definition of ...
During World War II, Operation Archery was a Combined Operations raid on 27th December, 1941 on Vaagso Island.
Central to the operation was the destruction of fish-oil production and stores which the Germans used in the manufacture of high-explosives.
In conjunction with this raid, Operation Anklet was mounted by No.12 Commando on the Lofoten Islands as a diversion.
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 Commando operations in Norway
This operation was aimed at destroying the coalmines on Svalbard to prevent them falling into German hands, to evacuate 2,000 Soviet miners to Archangel in Northern Russia and some 800 Norwegians to Great Britain.
Numerous other operations were planned, trained for and begun before being called off for many different reasons ranging from Weather to long daylight hours in the summer and from bad luck to bad planning.
It must also be mentioned that the SOE (Special Operations Executive) which had responsibility for conducting espionage, sabotage and liason with local resistance groups were heavily involved in planning and coordinating the raids carried out after Archery.
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 Sports Fresh : Article 'Operation Ranger'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Operation Commando Hunt was an American offensive initiative during the Vietnam War.
By the end of the operation, 3 million tons of bombs had been dropped on Laos, which slowed but did not seriously disrupt trail operations.
Operation Grief also refers to an anti-guerrilla operation begun on August 14, 1944, in the vicinity of Orsha and Vitebsk, USSR.
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 Operation Anklet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
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 Operation Archery - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
During World War II, Operation Archery was a British Combined Operations raid on December 27, 1941 against German positions on Vaagso, Norway.
Another intention was to cause the German’s to maintain and increase forces in Norway which otherwise might be employed on the Eastern Front.
Hitler thought that the British might invade northern Norway to put pressure on Sweden and Finland.
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 Operation Anklet. Who is Operation Anklet? What is Operation Anklet? Where is Operation Anklet? Definition of Operation ...
During World War II, Operation Ambassador was a British Commando raid on 26th December, 1941 on the Lofoten Islands.
The raid was conducted by 300 men of No.12 Commando to provide a diversion for the larger raid at Vaagso Island, Operation Archer.
The German garrison, amid Christmas celebrations, were easily overcome.
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 AgnostoLibertarianTechnoGeek: A random walk through Wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Operation Anklet (almost interesting enough, but the article was only a few sentences long.
More than 600 are are operation today around the world, and some from the 1940s and 1950s are still in operation today.
The rides are designed and built at the Faribault factory.
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 Encyclopedia: Operation Archery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons like the atom bomb.
Combined Operations was a department of the British War Office set up during World War II to harass the Germans on the European continent by means of raids carried out by use of combined naval and army forces.
Raid or RAID has several meanings: In computing, RAID is a system of using multiple hard drives for sharing or replicating data A corporate raid, a type of hostile takeover in business A form of auto racing also known as rally A poison used for the destruction of insects A...
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 LemaireSoft's Vaagsö (Operation Archery). December 27, 1941   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
In contrast to the previous operation, the objectives was well defended by a garrison and coastal batteries, while German planes were available in the area.
Despite a fierce resistance, the operation was successful for the British.
The operation also gave the British invaluable experience with mounting a major commando operation.
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 Operation Archery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The raid was conducted by No.3 Commando, two Troops of No.2 Commando, a medical detachment of No.4 Commando, a demotion partyfrom 101 Troop (canoe) of No.6 Commando and a dozen Norwegian combat volunteers.
Central to the operation was thedestruction of fish-oil production and stores which the Germans used in the manufacture of high-explosives.
In conjunction with this raid, Operation Anklet wasmounted by No.12 Commando on the Lofoten Islands as a diversion.
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 Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The purpose of this operation is not only to facilitate the wearing of earrings for beauty, but to protect the wearer from evil influences, the adornments serving as talismans.
In Sanskrit, the anklet is known as 'nupura,' etymologically the word nupura is connected to antah pura, the female apartments in a palace, which in the ancient times was a mysterious place, holding within itself the promise of a thousand pleasures.
The charm of the heroine's rhythmic swinging of her body and wavy skirt is enhanced by the jingling sounds of the anklets (small tinkling bells are almost always attached to anklets).
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 COMBINEDOPS Vaagso
Operation Archery, the raid on Vaagso and Malloy, broke new ground with the provision of air cover as an integral part of the raid in the initial planning process.
Rear Admiral H M Burroughs and Brigadier Charles Haydon were appointed on Dec 6 to be naval and military commanders of Operation Archery.
Four squadrons of fighters and bombers totalling 37 planes were operating in the area from bases at Herdia, Stavanger and Trondheim.
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 uboat.net - Allied Warships - Light cruiser HMS Kenya of the Fiji class
In June she was transferred to the Mediterranean arena as a member of Covering Force W which was intended for the escorting of the double convoy operation code named “Harpoon” and “Vigorous” Gibraltar to Malta, and Alexandria to Malta.
During January — February 1945 Kenya was operating in the Indian Ocean area as a unit of Task Force 65 under Rear Admiral Moodey, they carried out a landing of 500 Marines on the Cheduba Island South of Ramree on January 26th, this was code named “Sankey”.
During operations in Korea she had expended 3,000 6 inch shells, 2,242 4 inch and 14,240 40mm.
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 Operation Archery   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
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Operation Purple featured activities such as archery, swimming and ghost stories.
First, I would initiate "Operation: Inga." The Triad is lucky enough to be...
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 COMBINEDOPS Lofoten 2
Operation Anklet, the second Lofoten Islands raid, was a diversion in support of a larger action at Vaagso further south on the Norwegian coast.
There was no opposition to the landing, but a near miss from a German bomber convinced the planners that in future operations of this kind, air cover would be provided as a matter of routine.
They were selected by Combined Operations HQ as a relative safe diversionary target to coincide with the main
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 CABINET PAPERS Complete classes from the CAB & PREM series in the Public Record Office Series One: PREM 3 - Papers ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Churchill made it a clear rule that "all directions emanating from me are made in writing." As a result, the PREM 3 series offers a complete record of the war from Churchill's perspective, including his directives, memoranda and general papers submitted to him for discussion.
The files on Africa start with Operation Torch, the Allied landings in North West Africa, the Battle of Tunisia in the first half of 1943 and are followed by a huge amount of material on all aspects of the war in the air: Air-Fighters, Air-Bombers, Air, Airborne and Aircraft.
Papers on different types of Ammunition, Operation Anklet, Anti-Aircraft Defences, Argonaut (the Malta and Crimea Conferences, including the meetings of the Supreme Commenders in Malta (Cricket) and at Yalta (Magneto) and Heads of State meetings in 1945, as well as a file on the Argentine comprise the rest of the material in Part 1.
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 British Submarines of World War Two - Part 8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Operated in the east - sank Japanese gunboat Koshu Maru off southern entrance to Penang harbor, Malaya, in Strait of Malacca, 04°52'N, 100°18'E. Collided with HMAS Bunbury off Fremantle, December 17, 1944.
29 Apr 40 sailed for operation DF7 with 50 mines from Immingham, to lay minefield near the Swedish island of Vinga in the Kattegat, across German transport route to Norway.
Dec 41, acted as marker submarine for Operation Anklet, the raid on Lofoten Islands, Norway.
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 Listing of British Submarines of WW2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Operated from, among others, Trincomalee and Perth, carrying out very long distance patrols in Gulf of Siam and off Malaya.
Operated from May 45 from Fremantle where she was holed by Stubborn when berthing alongside.
Operated for a time, with Trusty, from Surabaya with Dutch and American submarines, but was forced back to Ceylon in March 1942.
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 POLISH NAVY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
They were operating in the Gulf of Gdansk and the Bay of Puck, with the base at small fishing port Jastarnia in the middle of Hel peninsula.
She was operating in southern part of the Baltic Sea, but unfortunately without success and after 25 days, having run out of fuel she came to Sandhamn at Sweden.
It was the operation ANKLET with main object to seize port Reine on the island Moskenesoy and to destroy the German supply and observation positions.
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 HyperWar: London Gazette No. 38342
The operation was well conceived, planned and rehearsed with skill and thoroughness, and executed with great efficiency, precision and boldness.
The intention of Operation "Archery" was to carry out a raid on military and economic objectives in the vicinity of Vaagso Island with the object of harassing the coastal defences of S.W. Norway and diverting the attention of the enemy Naval and Air Forces from Operation "Anklet."*
At 1230 hours Lieutenant-Colonel Durnford-Slater, after personally directing operations in the town, reported to Force Headquarters that resistance was nearly overcome and that demolitions were in progress.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/UN/UK/LondonGazette/38342.html   (4125 words)

  
 DESCRIPTIONS of photos - Archive of unique photos of the Third Reich   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
One invader operates a walkie talkie radio directing other landing craft to the safest spots for unloading their parties of fighting men.
The operation is in preparation for the Allied invasion of southern France, which began Aug. 15.
 photo_068.jpg German soldiers are seen operating an antitank gun in the streets of Mariupol, in southeastern Ukraine, in October 1941, during the Nazi German occupation of the Donbass region in the Soviet Union.
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 anklet - OneLook Dictionary Search
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Anklet : Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
Words similar to anklet: bobbysock, bobbysocks, ankle bracelet, more...
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 CABINET PAPERS PREM3, SERIES 1, PARTS 1-11
Papers on different types of Ammunition, Operation Anklet, Anti-Aircraft Defences, Argonaut (the Malta and Crimea Conferences, including the meetings of the Supreme Commenders in Malta (Cricket) and at Yalta (Magneto) and Heads of State meetings in 1945, as well as a file on the Argentine comprise the rest of the material covered in Part 1.
PREM 3/3/7 - AEGEAN: Operations in Dodecanese, August-October 1943
PREM 3/3/9 - AEGEAN: Operations in Dodecanese, October-December 1943
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 Glossary of U.S. Naval Code Words (NAVEXOS P-474)
The recollections stirred by the sight or sound of these words belong to the men who were actually there, but the operations and geographical locations are a part of history.
Operation to deliver a second heavy air strike on the German BB Tirpitz in Altenfiord and incapacitate her for the rest of the war (19 May 1944) (G.B.)
Actual operations within OVERLORD to be used instead of OVERLORD only in communications and documents which disclose directly or by interence (a) target area, (b) precise dates of assaults, (c) the total scale of assaults
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 History On-Line
Police functions in the event of invasion, strategy on the use of Ports, capture of the Atlantic islands, facilities in the Azores, Portugal and Operation Lifebelt (concerning the Azores) are discussed in the files at the beginning of Part 9.
Japanese offensive operations and the progess of the War in the Pacific are discussed in detail covering a wide range of topics and issues involving many different nations.
All the major operations of the Pacific theatre and all its different aspects are brought to Churchill's attention, from the fall of Singapore to the Allies plans for the Occupation of Japan.
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 PlanetAnachronox
Recognises that Paco is a super-hero, but warns him to stay out of the operation.
He sees the low morale of the troops and thinks they will be demoralised further if Paco runs in and easily defeats the base's security systems, instead of doing it themselves.
Before the battle with the Dark Servants, the strap on his anklet has frayed loose and he goes to Trigeltrigengengal for a replacement.
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