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Feelings of British soldiers’ descendants “I have grown” at the 80th anniversary of Operation Fighting in Brunei

During World War II, on the night of February 27-28, 1942, 120 British paratroopers jumped on the C டிte d’Ivoire. This Sunday, June 26, a memorial service was held in the presence of the descendants of British and French officers and veterans.

He made a promise to his dying father 53 years ago. He finally did this this Saturday, June 25th. Alan Scott prays at his uncle’s grave, one of two soldiers who died Operation biting During World War II, in February 1942, at Saint-Jouin-Bruneval in Seine-Maritime. So inevitably, this Sunday, as we celebrate the 80th anniversary of military action, the English Septuagint became sad.

Being here is so special. They called me Alain after my uncle and they always told me about his exploits. My family has long believed that he died in the Dieppe attack. In fact, he jumped off a cliff in Brunei because he believed it was not too high from where he was.

Alan Scott, nephew of a veteran veteran

More than 300 people gathered this Sunday Monument to Saint-Join-Brunei. Among them, about fifty descendants of British and French military officers, residents of the Saint-Join-Brunei Commune and English soldiers.

Caroline Frost wanted to travel. As a “Major”, his father, John Frost, commanded Company C of the 2nd Battalion of the Parachute Regiment during this operation known as the “Coop de Croke”.

I am emotionally immersed. It is very important that I am here. We must preserve this memory, remember the sacrifices of the past, and what is happening in Ukraine.

Caroline Frost, daughter of “Major” John Frost

The General of the British Army often came to Saint-Juan-Brunei to meditate. Caroline Frost recalls the very close bond her father had with her men. “My father will always be very proud of what they achieved that day. Their memory is sacred to him because for men who fight together, this bond is stronger than family.”

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80 years ago, One of the bravest activities World War II took place in Saint-Join-Brunei. On the night of February 27 to 28, 1942, the 1st Parachute Regiment, the Royal Air Force, the Royal Navy and the French Anti-Network carried out naval, ground and air strikes.

120 British paratroopers jumped on the C டிte d’Ivoire. Purpose: To reach German radar located in La Poterie – Cap d’Antifer. Radar can accurately measure the plane, altitude and distance of an aircraft.

Within 3 hours, the device is located. Managers manage sCapture key radar components and capture German operators. Thanks to this success, the UK will be able to assess the technical condition of the Germans and find a way to jam the radar during the next steps.

This function is reflected 1st Allied operation in France. This would be the first step towards landing on June 6, 1944 and liberating Europe.

To prepare for this year’s event, the municipality of Saint-Jouin-Bruneval has redesigned the monument and displayed an English boat. The response of one of the boats used by the paratroopers to return to England after the success of their commando operation was as faithful as possible.