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Commandos of 1st Special Service Brigade after landing on Queen Red beach, Sword area, 6 June 1944.

Commandos of Special Service Brigade after landing on Queen Red beach, Sword area, 6 June

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

Commandos of No. 4 Commando, Special Service Brigade, and troops of British Airborne Division in Bénouville after the link-up between the two forces, 6 June

Opération Jubilee 19 aouût 1942

3 Commando returning to Newhaven after Dieppe raid, August No. 3 Commando men who unlike No. 4 Commando wore steel helmets during the raid.

History in Photos: George Frederick Kaye. New Zealand tankmen, possibly 4 NZ Armoured Brigade personnel,  in Cassino, Italy, on the day it fell to the 8th Army, 18 May 1944

New Zealand tankmen, possibly of NZ Armoured Brigade personnel, in Cassino, Italy. The day it fell to the Army, 18 May

Sbarco in Normandia, il d-day inedito: le foto storiche diventano a colori

Sbarco in Normandia, il d-day inedito: le foto storiche diventano a colori

Soldiers of the 9th Canadian Infantry Brigade eating aboard a landing craft en route to France, 6 June 1944. Photographer: Ken Bell

Soldiers of the Canadian Infantry Brigade eating aboard a landing craft en route to France, 6 June Photographer: Ken Bell (DND/Library & Archives Canada)

Churchill tanks of 6th Guards Tank Brigade and troops of the 10th Highland Light Infantry, 15th (Scottish) Division, during the assault on Tilburg, Holland, 28 October 1944.

Churchill tanks of Guards Tank Brigade and troops of the Highland Light Infantry, (Scottish) Division, during the assault on Tilburg, Holland, 28 October

Glider troops of "D" Company, 2nd Battalion The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, who had been on their way to DZ-W on the 8th or 9th June 1944 to collect supplies, pose for a photograph around a German DKW NZ 350 motorbike in Bénouville, Calvados with a local French girl. Left to right: Private Musty (with a German MP40 machine gun), CQMS Smith, Captain Priday, Unknown 12th Devonshires man, Corporal Lumbley and Private Gardner.

British glider troops pose with a local French girl on a captured German motorcycle, Normandy, June

#WW2ColourisedPhotos  .....   Royal Marines from 45 (RM) Commando, 1st Commando Brigade on the look-out for snipers among the ruins in Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany. 4th of April 1945.  l-r Commando F. Manders of Radway, Warwickshire (with the Bren Gun) and Corporal R.J.Angus of Bristol (with the Thompson MG).

WWII colorized ~ Royal Marines from 45 (RM) Commando, Commando Brigade on the lookout for snipers among the ruins in Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany. of April (Source - IWM BU Photographer - Sgt.Laws No 5 Army Film & Photographic Unit. Colorized by Doug)

Royal Marines from 45 (RM) Commando, Commando Brigade on the look-out for snipers among the ruins in Osnabrück, Lower Saxony, Germany. of April

Men of No. 1 Commando in jovial mood at Hastings after returning from a raid on St Cecily Plage near Le Touquet on the French coast to seize...

1 Commando in jovial mood at Hastings after returning from a raid on St Cecily Plage near Le Touquet on the French coast to seize Freya and Wurzburg radar equipment 4 June 1942

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

Commandos of No. 4 Commando, Special Service Brigade, and troops of Airborne Division in Bénouville after the link-up between the two forces, 6 June

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