PLANNED LARGE SCALE RAID ON ALDERNEY 1942 – OPERATION BLAZING

The small-scale raids that took place around Alderney and the other Channel Islands are well recorded; however, this planned raid was something completely different. This would have been a full-scale invasion of the island with the intention of holding it for a week during 1942. The attack would have involved a force of 6,000-7,000 personnel … Continue reading PLANNED LARGE SCALE RAID ON ALDERNEY 1942 – OPERATION BLAZING