RAF Regiment rehearses invasion tactics by day and night

Object Title

RAF Regiment rehearses invasion tactics by day and night

RAF Regiment rehearses invasion tactics by day and night

Reference

BEN 96

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Item

Scope and Content

The RAF Regiment in conjunction with Naval Forces recently carried out a pre-invasion exercise at a training centre of Combined Operations Command. Landings were made from various types of assault craft by day and night, and the attacks were resisted by Naval Commandos. mustangs of Combines Operations Command assisted in the defence of objective- an important airfield- which fell to the attacking forces after a prolonged battle. Photo shows: An RAF Lorry is driven ashore from a landing craft during pre-invasion exercises carried out at night by the RAF Regiment at a Combined Operations Command Training Centre. Passed by Censor no. 273324.

Numbered TET.248695; AP.9146D and 8743.ER.

Extent

1 photograph

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Open access

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