This memorial is dedicated to Operation Biting, a British "Combined Operations" raid on the coast at Saint-Jouin-Bruneval in the night of 27-28 February 1942. The objective of the commandos was to steal parts of a German WŁrzburg radar installed here. The British lost 8 men in the raid (2 killed and 6 captured), while the Germans lost 10 men (5 killed, 2 captured and 3 missing).
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