Film still from the D-Day landings showing commandos aboard a landing craft on their approach to Sword Beach, 6 June 1944.
Paratroops drop from Dakota aircraft over the outskirts of Arnhem during Operation 'Market Garden', 17 September 1944.
Men of 7th Battalion, The Green Howards on an exercise among the sand dunes at Sandbanks, near Poole in Dorset, 31 July 1940.
Searchlights pierce the night sky during an air-raid practice on Gibraltar, 20 November 1942.
A Royal Navy officer using a sextant aboard a destroyer on convoy protection duties, 1942.
Squadron Leader Robert Stanford Tuck, commanding No. 257 Squadron, in the cockpit of his Hawker Hurricane at Martelsham Heath, November 1940.
Pilots of No. 303 (Polish) Squadron RAF with one of their Hawker Hurricanes, October 1940.
American troops on board a landing craft heading for the beaches at Oran in Algeria during Operation 'Torch', November 1942.