Operation Deep Cut

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Operation Deep Cut was a raid by British Commandos during the Second World War. It was carried out by No. 1 Section of 5 Troop No. 1 Commando at Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue east of Cherbourg in September 1941.

5 Troop were split up into two sections, No 1 Section commanded by Lieutenant Scaramanga landed as planned at Saint Vaast Bay where they encountered a German Bicycle patrol which they shot up. However the Germans did manage to return fire and wounded two men.[1] [2]


  1. ^ "Operation Deepcut". Commando Veterans Association. Retrieved 11 June 2010.
  2. ^ "Naval codewords". Naval History. Retrieved 11 June 2010.