Field Marshal Montgomery addressing 6th Airborne Division paratroopers in March 1944. His insistence upon wearing the Red Beret, which had been presented to him in Sicily by the former commander of the 1st Airborne Division, Major-General Hopkinson, who was later killed in Italy, did not go well amongst all members of the Parachute Regiment, who had of course worked very hard to earn theirs. Copyright: IWM H36440.