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Operation Jerichco – Attack on Amiens prison

On 18/ii/44, Nineteen Mosquito Mk.VI Fighter Bomber aircraft of 487, 464 ,21 Squadrons and the Photographic Reconnaissance Unit carried out an attack on Amiens Prison. 487 (New Zealand) and 464 (Australia) Squadrons were both Article XV squadrons.

For a good account of this Operation, I suggest you read this article on the RAF website