British Helmets and Other Equipment in World War Airborne Helmet From “The Elite: The Worlds Crack Fighting Men - The Airborne”, by Ashley Brown & Jonathan Reed, The National Historical Society Publications, (p
Then and Now WWII. Sherman tank and Sherman Firefly of the British Army roll through Escoville during Operation Goodwood. Operation Goodwood was a British offensive in the Second World War, that took place between 18 and 20 July 1944 as part of the Battle for Caen in Normandy, France.
Two unidentified snipers in "ghillie" suits of the Canadian Parachute Battalion during an inspection by King George VI Queen Elizabeth and Princess Elizabeth Salisbury Plain England 17 May Photo: MIKAN
GO ou SW-B - World War II history gallery British troops land on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, the beginning of the Allied invasion of France to establish a second front against German forces in Europe.