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Operation Baobab
Part of World War II, Operation Shingle
Date 30 January 1944
Location Pesaro and Fano, Italy
Result British victory
Belligerents
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom Flag of Italy (1861-1946) crowned.svg Kingdom of Italy

During World War II, Operation Baobab was a commando raid against an Italian railroad target by a small Special Air Service team.

The raiders were landed on 30 January 1944. They destroyed the critical bridge between Pesaro and Fano to support the Shingle landings at Anzio on 22 January.

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