Alternative History

Battle of Newport
Part of the
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Newport, Isle of Wight
Date April 24
Result British Victory
Flag of the United Kingdom Flag of Germany (1935–1945)
Local Police
Casualties and losses
2 policemen, 5 soldiers 10 dead, the remaining captured

The battle of Newport took place around Newport, Isle of Wight, . On the 24 April , members of the landed on the island.

The local police force and the small division stationed on the island had a brief skirmish, which resulted in Seven British dead and the capture of the German parachute division.