British Commandos/Related Articles
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British Commandos: In WWII usage, uniformed British special operations forces for direct action, with a role somewhere between today's Royal Marine Commandos and the Special Boat Service
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- Direct action (military) : Military attacks, usually by special operations forces on land, against specific, well-defined targets, often behind enemy lines.
- World War Two : Add brief definition or description
- Combined Operations (U.K.) : Add brief definition or description
- Royal Navy : By long naval tradition, when there is no qualifier but "Royal", the navy being discussed is that of the United Kingdom.
- St. Nazaire Raid : Add brief definition or description
- Commando Order : An order from Adolf Hitler, later the basis for a number of war crimes prosecution, which condemned uniformed special operations personnel operating behind enemy lines
- Bruce Fairbairn : Add brief definition or description