The Soviet 181st special reconnaissance detachment of the Northern Fleet

181st special reconnaissance detachment

The Soviet 181th special reconnaissance detachment of the Marine Corps of the Northern Navy of the Red Army. 1944, after the capture of the Krestoviy cape.
On October 12, 1944, the 181st special reconnaissance detachment, under the command of Lieutenant Viktor Leonov, attacked two German artillery batteries at Cape Krestoviy, from which they controlled the entrance to the Bay of Petsamo, and captured them, ensuring landing of the sea assault.

 

 

Location: USSR
Date: 1944

In : 1944

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