November 11th, 2010

Poppy

Operation Chariot

Well chaps, we've missed the boat home. We'll have to walk.
Lt. Colonel A C Newman, VC

Operation Chariot
Operation Chariot memorial

From this harbour 622 sailors
and commandos set sail for
the successful raid on St. Nazaire
28th March 1942. 168 were killed.

5 Victoria Crosses were awarded.

Dedicated to the memory of
their comrades by
The St. Nazaire Society