Enemy Tanker attacked in Norwegian fjord led by W/C N.H.
Jackson, DFC a large force of RAF Coastal Command mosquitoes penetrated
the heavily defended anchorage of Sande Fjord on the 4th April
1945. A mass attack was made on 6 enemy-armed merchantmen and a tanker in
dry dock. In Spite of intense flack, the attack was pressed home and many
hits with rocket projectiles were scored. The Tanker was hit by more than
30 rockets and it was seen to explode. P.O. Harnett stated that over 40
miles away, the anchorage could be seen to be covered with a terrific pal
of smoke. PICTURE SHOWS: Aircraft in at low level attacking two of the
armed merchantmen with cannon and rocket fire. From W.P. Knight 143 Sqdn.