Diary for Tuesday, March 4, 1941:
Norway: British-Norwegian raid on Lofoten Islands (Operation Claymore). British commandos and Norwegian marines destroy 6 fish-oil plants (connected with explosives production), capture numbers of Germans and Quislings (pro-German Norwegians), draft 300 Norwegian patriots and distribute cigarettes and confectionery to local inhabitants. British destroyers sink 6 merchant ships. Casualties (killed): Allied, nil; German, 7.