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|British Norwegian landing in Maloy|
|World War II||Norwegian|
|P.W.E.||1942||2||21.5 cm x 26.5 cm|
|First Dissemination by Aircraft||Last Dissemination by Aircraft||Total No. Dropped by Aircraft|
|15/16 February 1942||01/02 March 1942||79,500|
Error in the Complete Index?
|15/16 February 1942||67,500||Aslesund, Egersund, Haugesund, Kristiansand, Hoyanger, Molde, Stavanger, Voss|
|01/02 March 1942||12,000||Oslo|
Total number of leaflets disseminated by Aircraft: 79,500
GRAND TOTAL: 79,500
BRITISH NORWEGIAN LANDING IN MALØY
[Picture shows German "barracks" blown up with two dead Germans lying on the rocks and a Norwegian church in the background, (Church in background is important to prove that we have not destroyed Norwegian property).]
(PAGES 2 & 3)
[Picture shows a burning oil factory at Vaagso. BOP No BS.665 - War Office Picture.]
Caption reads: The Quislings’ oil mill at Maløy is fired. British soldiers on the quay on guard against snipers and surprise counterattacks.
[Picture shows British reinforcements approaching the shore under fire. BOP No. BS.667 - War Office Picture.]
Caption reads: Reinforcements bound for shore in barges under fire.
[Picture shows German soldiers surrendering, BOP No. 662 - War Office Picture.]
Caption reads: German soldiers surrender: the leader is carrying a white flag in the shape of a towel.
THE LANDING AT MALØY
"On Saturday, December 27th, a small scale raid, mainly against enemy shipping, was carried out on the Norwegian coast by a combined force of the Navy, the Army and the Air Force. The operation was entirely successful. All our ships returned fit for immediate service.
"A word must be added about German fighting methods; if the property of loyal Norwegians at Maløy has suffered it is due not to the Allied forces, which did everything they could to save Norwegian property. But the Germans ruthlessly took advantage of their opportunity to shoot from private houses. They rushed into the houses, hid behind the curtains and shot at everything they saw."
[Picture shows bombs bursting on the aerodrome at Herdla.]
Caption reads: British bombers sweep Herdla.