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WWII: Operation Juno and sinking of HMS Glorious

8th June 1940

Operation Juno was a German naval offensive late in the Norwegian Campaign. The mission was launched on 8 June 1940, as an attack on Harstad to relieve pressure on the German garrison at Narvik. As a notorious sideline to Operation Juno, Nazi battleships sank the British aircraft carrier HMS Glorious and her escorting destroyers.

Further Reading

The Battle for Norway
(Hardback - 480 pages)
by Geirr H Haarr

This is the second book in a series of two, covering the events at sea during the German invasion of Norway in 1940, the first modern campaign in which sea, air and ground forces interacted decisively.

Part one covers the events at sea off southern and western… Read more...

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