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Details for: Walcheren landings


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HM LCS (L) 252 was involved in Operation Infatuation, the landings on the heavily defended Dutch island of Walcheren. The island is at the mouth of the River Scheldt and controlled access to the port of Antwerp. Over 30 landing craft were hit by German artillery during the landing with great loss of life.


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1 person killed