Operation Infatuate (i)

This was an Allied unrealised plan for the landing of the whole of Lieutenant General F. A. M. Browning’s British I Airborne Corps (Major General R. E. Urquhart’s 1st Airborne Division and Major General R. N. Gale’s 6th Airborne Division as well as supporting units) of Lieutenant General Lewis H. Brereton’s Allied 1st Airborne Army in Belgium to threaten Antwerp and trap the German forces round the estuary of the Scheldt river (September 1944).