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British Paratroopers of the 22nd Independent Parachute Company 6th

British Paratroopers of the 22nd Independent Parachute Company 6th


British Paratroopers of the 22nd Independent Parachute Company, 6th Airborne Division, being briefed before dropping in to Normandy as Pathfinders before ...

Paratroopers of the 22nd Independent Parachute Company with their toy mascot 'Pegasus' at RAF Harwell, Berkshire, preparing for Operation Tonga, ...

#Pathfinder Sgt. Jack David Long 22nd Independent Parachute Company KIA 24th March 1945 aged 31 on Operation Varsity. Buried Reichswald Forest War Cemetery.

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British Paras 6th Airborne Division WW2

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Paratroops of 22 Independent Parachute Company, British 6th Airborne Division, waiting to board the Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle Mk V that will drop them ...

King George VI inspects paratroopers of the 6th Airborne Division, 16 March 1944.

On May 3, 1945 the British 6th Airborne and the Scots Greys captured the north German town of Wismar. The actual capture was carried out by men of the 1st ...

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Reenactors from Northern World War Two Association, portraying the 6th Airborne Division 22nd Independent Company.

Incredible colourised images show fearless D-Day troops storming Normandy beaches 75 years ago

D-day - British Forces during the Invasion of Normandy 6 June 1944 B5058.

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During the Normandy campaign, the 21st and 22nd Independent Parachute Companies participated in the actions in advance of Operation Overlord.

Members of 22 Ind Para Coy with a mascot

Paratroopers at a cemetery in Breville


Re-enactor portrays a radio operator of the 22nd Independent Parachute Note the cap badge.

U.S. Army pathfinders and C-47 Skytrain flight crew just before D-Day,

Queen Elizabeth visiting paratroopers on May 19, 1944. Photo: Corporal Jones of the 22nd Independent Parachute Co.

Paratroopers of a 75-mm howitzer section, Battery C, 377th Field Artillery, 101st Airborne Division, put on their parachute before landing into C-47 cargo ...

Picture. Sergeant Mick Tilt 22nd Independent Parachute Company ...

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World War II paratrooper Tom Schaffer, 92, drinks a toast as he attends a

Members of the 22nd Independent Parachute Company, 6th Airborne Division attend a briefing ahead of the D-Day invasion

British paratroops on board an aircraft en route to their drop site


British troops landing on Sword beach in Normandy on D-Day

For King and Country: British Airborne Uniforms, Insignia and Equipment in World War II (Schiffer Military History Book) Hardcover – 20 May 2000

General Dwight D. Eisenhower addresses American paratroopers prior to D-Day.

Paratroopers of 3 Platoon, 21st Independent Parachute Company, assemble at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire

The two divisions were delivered to the continent in two parachute and six glider missions and suffered 2499 casualties.

It subsequently joined the 6th Airborne Division in Palestine after the war, where it was disbanded in September 1946. 21st independent parachute company

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On the Morning of June 6, 1944, British Paratroopers silenced the German gun battery

Members of 22nd Independent Parachute Company blackening their faces in front of an Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle aircraft

A coffin bearing the body of Britain's Lieutenant Colonel Rupert Thorneloe, of the 1st Battalion

Hero paratrooper died at 11am on Remembrance Sunday - days before he was due to be reunited with comrades. “

Meanwhile in the Far East, Japanese paratroopers of the Teishin Dan (Raiding Brigade) together with Japanese Navy marine paratroopers were being used in the ...


British Infantry Crossing the Bridge

D-Day colour pictures: Stunning retouched D-Day landings photos emerge on 74th anniversary

A civilian Ford was destroyed. The debris lies in front of the Schoonoord Hotel.


22nd Independent Parachute Company Re-union, Normandy, 1974. Enlarge Details

Devastated soldier is surrounded by dead bodies on Normandy beach

USMC Lance Corporal Dalton B. Gunderson checking the area for VC snipers during Operation Virginia

Pegasus Bridge was a major objective for British airborne troops who dropped in ahead of the


22nd Independent Parachute Company (Pathfinders)

Parachute troops during Exercise Mush, April 1944

Paratrooper Fred Walker, one of the paratroopers of3rd Commando, 2nd Troop who fought for the casemates of Merville

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Reenactor from Northern World War Two Association, portraying the 6th Airborne Division 22nd Independent Company.


16 Air Assault Brigade – Britain'S Rapid Reaction Force: The History of Britains Airborne Rapid Reac

Out of action: wounded soldiers on Omaha, the bloodiest of the five beaches,

Troops from the 101st Airborne with full packs and a bazooka, in a C-47 just before take-off from RAF Upottery Airfield to Normandy, France for “Operation ...

D-Day, Medics from the 2nd Naval Beach Battalion and the 261st Medical Medical

Beavers (second from right) with other members of the 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion during

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British paratroopers practice their landings (Photo: SA National Musuem of Military History).

Operation Market Garden Paratroopers: Uniforms, Equipment and Personal Items of the 1st Polish Independent

Inside the college that trains the UK's youngest soldiers

C Company was tasked to lead the airborne forces into battle, heading out with two sticks from the divisional pathfinders (22nd Independent Parachute ...

Holding court: Bernard Montgomery briefs reporters on progress in France, 1944. (Photo

Paratroops of 6th Airborne Division blackening their faces in front of an Albemarle aircraft at RAF Harwell. (June 5, 1944). Source: Imperial War Museums, ...

1st Canadian Parachute Battalion

Members of 22nd Independent Parachute Company climbing into their Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle aircraft

British paratroopers aboard a C-47 Dakota en route to Normandy.


Airborne troops study D-Day battlefields

Troops establish a radio communications post after landing.

British 1st Airborne Division Major-General R. E. Urquhart D.S.O (evader)

2nd Parachute Brigade. British paratroopers of the 2nd Independent ...

David McCombe, South Africa's first serving paratrooper

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The stage was set for the unit's future when on April 7, 1943, Canada agreed to contribute the 1st Canadian Parachute Battalion to a new British Airborne ...

British Paras 6th Airborne Division WW2


Crowdfunding to D-DAY 75th ANNIVERSARY 6th June - 400 mile Cycle Ride - Yorkshire to Memorial Pegasus, Normandy - for 3 great causes. on JustGiving

Picture. Private Max Lofthouse 22nd Independent Parachute Company ...

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Our Boys by Helen Parr review – an outstanding account of soldiers, the Falklands and masculinity

A soldier from the Parachute Regiment on a recconaissance patrol

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