|Special Forces Operations in January 1942|
|January 17th, 1942 – January 18th, 1942|
|V Corps School of Raiding|
|Operation Curlew. One hundred men from V Corps School of Raiding. Their mission is reconnaissance of beach defences in the Saint Laurent area in France.|
Little is known about this recon. The recon party lands unopposed. The party attempts a reconnaissance of the beach defences of the target area, but this not successful. They retreat to the vessels of the Royal Navy to return home. There are no casualties.