Operation Baobab

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Operation Baobab
Part of World War II, Operation Shingle
Date 30 January 1944
Location Pesaro and Fano, Italy
Result British victory
 United Kingdom  Italy

During World War II, Operation Baobab was a commando raid against an Italian railroad target by a small Special Air Service team.

The raiders were landed on 30 January 1944. They destroyed the critical bridge between Pesaro and Fano to support the Shingle landings at Anzio on 22 January.