Today in World War II History—March 4, 1941
Thursday, March 4, 2021 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Mar. 4, 1941: British & Norwegian commandos raid Lofoten Islands, Norway, in first large-scale commando raid of WWII: destroy oil plants, sink 8 ships, confiscate two Enigma machines and code books, take 314 Norwegian volunteers to England, and capture 285 German prisoners.
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