Operation Eruption (ii)

'Eruption' (ii) was an Allied unrealised plan by Lieutenant General Lewis H. Brereton’s Allied 1st Airborne Army to effect the seizure of Kiel and the Kiel Canal in northern Germany with airborne drops by Major General E. L. Bols’s British 6th Airborne Division and Major General James M. Gavin’s US 82nd Airborne Division (spring 1945).