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Air dropping supplies to the French resistance, 1944

Photograph, World War Two, North West Europe (1944-1945), 1944.

The Royal Air Force dropped weapons to the French resistance but also Special Operations Executive and Special Air Service teams. They worked with the resistance to gather intelligence on German troop dispositions and carry out acts of sabotage against transport and communication networks to aid the Allied advance.

From a collection of 650 photographs compiled by the Commando Association.

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NAM. 1985-11-36-276


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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