Airborne Assault

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Air Force Combat Controllers - History - Pathfinders During World War II
... War II out of need for accurate airdrops after several mishaps occurred in the airborne assault on the Sicilian city of Gela during the allied invasion of Sicily ... The 82nd Airborne Division performed a nighttime airborne assault outside of Gela ... to allow for the allies amphibious assault to gain a foothold on the beach ...
Seventh Enemy Offensive
... Operation Rösselsprung (Knight's move) was a combined airborne and ground assault by the German XV Mountain Corps and their allies on the Supreme Headquarters of the Yugoslav Partisans located at the town ... The airborne assault itself is also known as the Raid on Drvar (Desant na Drvar) ... de main operation involving direct action by a parachute and glider-borne assault force based on 500th SS Parachute Battalion and their link-up with ground forces converging on Drvar ...
Imperial War Museum Duxford - AirSpace - Airborne Assault
... AirSpace also houses Airborne Assault, the museum of the British Army's Parachute Regiment and airborne forces ... The museum chronicles the history of British airborne forces from the Second World War to current operations in Afghanistan and cost £3 million ...
American Airborne Landings In Normandy - Background - Plans and Revisions
... troop carrier groups to an undefined airborne assault ... Bradley, won approval of a plan to land two airborne divisions on the Cotentin Peninsula, one to seize the beach causeways and block the eastern half at Carentan from German reinforcements, the other ... and perilous nature of the La Haye de Puits mission was assigned to the combat veteran 82nd Airborne Division, while the causeway mission was given to the untested 101st ...
501st Infantry Regiment (United States) - History - World War II
... The 501st was part of the 101st Airborne Division during World War II and the Vietnam War ... training over, the regiment was assigned to the Airborne Command at Camp MacKall, NC ... Once in England the 501st became a permanent attachment of the 101st Airborne Division and was a vital part of that famous unit for the duration of World War II ...

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