The Commandos

When Darby's Rangers Turned the Tide at D-Day

History of War - The Commandos

Written by Tim Nash

The D-Day invasion was one of the most dramatic events in the modern history of warfare.  The images of thousands of allied soldiers storming those beaches, many of them dying before reaching...
 

The Under Recognized Royal Navy Commandos

History of War - The Commandos

Written by Tim Nash

There is no question that when we think about beach landings as part of a military strategy, the battles that occurred on D-Day come to mind first.  But because World War II was in every way a...
 

The Original Delta Force

History of War - The Commandos

Written by Tim Nash

When discussions come up about military operations overseas, if you hear that they are sending in the "special forces", you know what that means.  While special forces operate with some degree of...
 

The Explosive Effectiveness of the Brandenburg Commandos in World War II

History of War - The Commandos

Written by Tim Nash

The defeat of the German army in World War II was accomplished through a massive undertaking by a multinational force and brilliant military strategies executed effectively.  But despite that...
 

1st Commando Brigade Help the Allies Win World War II

History of War - The Commandos

Written by Tim Nash

From the inception of World War II, the need for highly trained commando units to conduct targeted strikes in coordination with larger military strategies was crucial. To respond to this need, the...
 

 

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