WW2: British Commandos Strike Vaagso & Maaloy, Norway (1941)

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British Commandos Strike Vaagso and Maaloy British Commandos strike the Norway Islands of Vaagso and Maaloy on December 27, 1941. This footage was shot under fire. The purpose was to take the pressure off the Russians by causing the Nazis to divert their strength to Norway.
FDR Presidential Library
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Castle Films British Commandos Strike Vaagso & Maaloy
Castle Films News Parade 1941 CR 71-8:77 CR 71-8:78