D-DAY - BRITISH FORCES DURING THE INVASION OF NORMANDY 6 JUNE 1944
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Commandos of 1st Special Service Brigade led by Brigadier Lord Lovat (in the water, to the right of his men) land on Queen Red beach, Sword area, c. 0840 hours, 6 June 1944. Sherman DD tanks of 13th/18th Royal Hussars and other vehicles can be seen on the beach. Lovat's piper, Bill Millin, is in the foreground about to disembark.
British commandos of 1st Special Service Brigade, led by Lord Lovat, landing on 'Queen Red' sector of Sword Beach, at La Breche, on the morning of 6 June 1944.
Associated people and organisations
- Royal Navy, Corps of Royal Marines, 45th Royal Marine Commando, E Troop
- British Army, Special Air Service Brigade
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