Commando Comics - Sloggers War. Would-be British Commandos still wear these woollen "cap comforters" on the Commando Course.  (And they still itch...)

Commando Comics - Sloggers War. Would-be British Commandos still wear these woollen "cap comforters" on the Commando Course. (And they still itch...)

The British paratroopers and commandos meet – à Sword Beach, Normandie / Normandy.

The British paratroopers and commandos meet – à Sword Beach, Normandie / Normandy.

Great Britain's Royal Marine Commandos

Great Britain's Royal Marine Commandos

Great Britain's Royal Marine Commandos or, officially, The Corps of Her Majesty's Royal Marines, have long held an illustrious and storied place in the his

Brew-up!   Tea in the Western Desert. A British infantryman and tank crewman chat around their Benghazi cooker, with a Gurkha rifleman. All eagerly awaiting the respite of a sweet 'cuppa.'

Brew-up! Tea in the Western Desert. A British infantryman and tank crewman chat around their Benghazi cooker, with a Gurkha rifleman. All eagerly awaiting the respite of a sweet 'cuppa.'

BRITISH ARMY NORMANDY 1944 (B 5071)   Royal Marine Commandos attached to 3rd Division for the assault on Sword Beach move inland, 6 June 1944. A Churchill bridgelayer can be seen in the background.

BRITISH ARMY NORMANDY 1944 (B 5071) Royal Marine Commandos attached to 3rd Division for the assault on Sword Beach move inland, 6 June 1944. A Churchill bridgelayer can be seen in the background.

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