Recorded Lecture: Operation Jericho 1944 – The Attack on Amiens Prison by Roger Beazley

Originally presented on Tuesday 2nd November 2021 to the RAeS Boscombe Down Branch

The first part of the Boscombe Down Branch’s ‘Mosquito Month’ (commemorating the 80th anniversary of the De Havilland Mosquito entering RAF service), this online lecture provides an analysis of one of the most famous operations involving the aircraft – the allied attack on Amiens Prison (Operation Jericho) during the Second World War. The presentation will reflect on the results and costs of the operation and include some tactical and leadership comments and opinions.

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