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Sep. 09, 1955 - British commandos land in Cypros. The will ''Go Straight into action'': Six hundred and thirty British Commandos landed at Famagusta, Cyprus yesterday from Malta - and another five hundred - from the 1st. Bn. South Staffordshire Regiment are expected from the Suez Canal today - adding to the three hundred that have already arrived. A spokesman at British Middle East Land Forces headquarters said that the new arrivals ''will go straight into action'' - in an effort to settle the troubled conditions there.. Photo shows the scene as Commandos of No. 45 Royal Commando - landed at Famagusta - Cyprus, yesterday. (Credit Image: © Keystone Pictures USA/ZUMAPRESS.com)