RFA Operations since 1905

1942 Operation Ironclad

RFA DerwentdaleThe invasion of Madagascar (or Operation Ironclad) was the Allied campaign to capture Vichy French-controlled Madagascar during World War II.

The invasion of Madagascar (or Operation Ironclad) was the Allied campaign to capture Vichy French-controlled Madagascarduring World War II.

 

The Operation began on 5 May 1942.

 

The following RFA’s were involved with RN Units – both sailed from Durban in assault  Convoy ‘Y’ on 25 April 1942.

 

RFA Derwentdale

RFA Derwentdale

 

RFA Easedale

RFA Easedale

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