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List of Exercises

Exercises in which R.A.F. Beach Units were Involved

The following is a list of Second World War Combined Operations exercises in which R.A.F. beach units were involved, with links to information, where available.

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Exercise Codename

Date(s)

Location

JANTZEN

July / August 1943

South Wales

PIRATE

October 1943

Studland Bay, Dorset

ROUNDABOUT

December 1943 - April 1944

Leith / Gullane

CROPPER

March / April 1944

Bracklesham Bay

LEAPYEAR

March 1944

Burghead

GOLDBRAID

late March 1944

Bracklesham Bay

SMASH

April 1944

Studland Bay, Dorset

TROUSERS

April 1944

Slapton Sands, Devon

FABIUS

May 1944

Southern England

 

 

 

 

 

 

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