Norman has a copy of the RAF Form 540, Operations Record Book, for the month of June 1944 and beside the entry of the night of June 7th was written the following details:-

         6 S.A.S. Troops dropped on two D.Z.'s

         [...]two aircraft (*) took part in Operation "Cooney"
         with the object of dropping S.A.S. Troops to disrupt
         enemy communications between Redon and  Saint-
         Malo.  Weather was good and no enemy opposition
         was experienced.

 

(*) Pilots: Flight Lieutenant UNWIN & Pilot Officer YULL

 

MAP:

1: REDON

2: SAINT-MALO

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