This article does not contain any citations or references. Please improve this article by adding a reference. For information about how to add references, see Template:Citation. During World War II, Operation Defoe was a reconnaissance patrol by 21 men of the Special Air Service conducted from 19 July to 23 August to support the British Second Army in the Argentan area of Normandy. vte British Commando raids of the Second World WarA Abstention Agreement Ambassador Anklet Archery Aquatint Aflame Anglo Amherst Archway Abercrombie Acid Drop Albumen Astrakan B Baobab Basalt Biting Bigamy Batman Begonia Bulbasket Brandy Barricade Bardia raid Battle of Hill 170 Bristle Branford Battle of the Litani River C Candytuft Chestnut Clawhammer Claymore Cold Comfort Collar Colossus Cartoon Chariot Canuck Crackers Chess Checkmate Chopper D Driftwood Dryad Defoe Dunhill Deep Cut Devon E Exporter F Flipper Frankton Freshman Fahrenheit Forfar Farrier Foxrock G Gaff Gauntlet H Hardtack Huckaback Hawthorn Houndsworth I Infatuate J Jaywick Jubilee J V K Kitbag Keystone L Loyton M Musketoon Myrmidon Menacle N Narcissus Nelson Nicety Newton Noah O Opossum P Postmaster Partridge Pistol R Rimau Roast Roundabout Rumford S Saxifrage Savanna Sunstar Speedwell T Tombola Tarbrush Twin Pimples raid British Commandos List of Commando raids on the Atlantic Wall This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors). Retrieved from "https://military.wikia.org/wiki/Operation_Defoe?oldid=699910" Categories References needed Operation Overlord Special Air Service World War II British Commando raids Articles incorporating text from Wikipedia Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.