Unique audio archive of Desmond Rochford World War 2 Commando Veteran.
On 12th May 2015 we were fortunate to have World War 2 veteran Desmond Rochford recalling his Commando experiences in Yugoslavia, Albania, and Italy.
For those of you who couldn't make it we have uploaded some excerpts from his fascinating experiences on the links below.
Anders Lassen VC, MC & Two Bars served in the Commandos.
The financial rewards or not of being in the Commandos.
Detail of the Italian partisans and Lake Comacchio.
Operations in Albania.
What did a Commando wear on his head?
Des's commanding officer was the legendary Jack Churchill
Jack Churchill (2).mp3
Chetniks -The "other" insurgent units in Yugoslavia.
Commando parachute training.
The infamous Hitler Commando Order.
Hitlers Commando Order.mp3
The structure of the Commando units.
Post war life for Des.
After The War.mp3