1944 Operation Shingle - RFA Empire SalvageOperation Shingle (22 January 1944 – 1 February 1944), during the Italian Campaign of World War II, was an Allied amphibious landing against Axis forces in the area of  Anzio and Nettuno, Italy.

Operation Shingle (22 January 1944 – 1 February 1944), during the Italian Campaign of World War II, was an Allied amphibious landing against Axis forces in the area of  Anzio and Nettuno, Italy.The operation was commanded by Major General John P. Lucas and was intended to outflank German forces of the Winter Line and enable an attack on Rome. The resulting combat is commonly called the Battle of Anzio.

 

RFA’s present supporting naval units: -

1944 Operation Shingle - RFA Empire Salvage

RFA Empire Salvage

 

(There may have been others)

Copyright © 2008 – 2017 Christopher J White

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website, by continuing to use the site you agree to cookies being used. More info.