T-shirt with ANTHROPOID design
The Special Air Service was a unit of the British Army during the Second World War, formed in July 1941 by David Stirling. It was conceived as a commando force to operate behind enemy lines in the North Africa where carried out airdrops over the front line and assaults on nazis airports. They used heavily armed and modified Jeep Willys. The actions were very successful, as of January 1943 the number of destroyed aircraft exceeded number 250. In 1944, the SAS unit participated in the invasion to France, and later participated in a number of other operations until the end of the war.