Are you tough enough? The image of the special forces in british popular culture, 1939–2004

@article{Connelly2005AreYT,
  title={Are you tough enough? The image of the special forces in british popular culture, 1939–2004},
  author={Mark L. Connelly and D. Willcox},
  journal={Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television},
  year={2005},
  volume={25},
  pages={1 - 25}
}
This article seeks to explore the popular image of commandos and special forces in Britain since 1939. We seek to highlight the reasons behind the images of these forces and how and why it has changed over time, ranging from the presentation of commandos in wartime Britain through to contemporary Britain’s continuing interest in the activities and personnel of the nation’s special forces. In order to achieve this we have accessed a wide variety of sources, including the popular press, newsreels… Expand
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