Operation Deep Cut was a raid by British Commandos during the Second World War. It was carried out by No. 1 Section of 5 Troop No. 1 Commando at Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue east of Cherbourg in September 1941.
5 Troop were split up into two sections, No 1 Section commanded by Lieutenant Scaramanga landed as planned at Saint Vaast Bay where they encountered a German Bicycle patrol which they shot up. However the Germans did manage to return fire and wounded two men. 
- "Operation Deepcut". Commando Veterans Association. http://www.commandoveterans.org/cdoGallery/v/units/1/Operation+deepcut/2-numbered+Copy+of+CA5-+_933KB_+Operation+Deepcut-No1+Commando-5+Troop+copy+copy.jpg.html?g2_imageViewsIndex=1. Retrieved 11 June 2010.
- "Naval codewords". Naval History. http://www.naval-history.net/xGM-Ops-CodeNamesAlpha.htm. Retrieved 11 June 2010.
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