Airborne Divisions

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Royal Italian Army (1940–1946) - Divisions of The Royal Italian Army - Airborne Divisions
... Further information Paracadutisti 80 Infantry Division La Spezia (Airlanding) (Libya, Tunisia) 184 Airborne Division Nembo (Sicily) 185 Airborne Division Folgore (Libya, Egypt) ...
Army Ground Forces - Organization of Ground Troops - Airborne
... Five airborne divisions (11th, 13th, 17th, 82nd and 101st) were formed, but as early as the Allied invasion of Sicily it was apparent that there would not be ... The activation of the 15th Airborne Division in 1943 was canceled, but this did nothing to reduce the disproportionate ratio of airborne to infantry divisions, as all divisions scheduled for activation in late ... General McNair considered converting the airborne divisions in the United States to light divisions but following the failure of the light division concept, the decision was taken to ship them as airborne ...
Battle Of Fort Eben-Emael - Prelude - German Preparation
... The airborne assault on Fort Eben Emael and the three bridges it helped protect was part of a much larger German airborne operation which involved the 7th Air Division and the 22nd Airlanding Division ... The 7th Air Division, comprising three parachute regiments and one infantry regiment, was tasked with capturing a number of river and canal bridges that led ... The 22nd Airlanding Division, which was composed of two infantry regiments and a reinforced parachute battalion, was tasked with capturing a number of airfields in the vicinity ...
List Of Soviet Union Divisions 1917–1945 - Airborne Divisions
... 1st Guards Airborne Division (ex 4th Airborne Corps at Tejkovo Dec 1942). 2nd Guards Airborne Division — established at Zvenigorod Dec 1942. 3rd Guards Airborne Division (ex 8th Airborne Corps at Shchelkovo Dec 1942) ...
General Aircraft Hamilcar - Operational History - Operation Varsity
... To ensure that the operation was a success, Montgomery insisted that an airborne component was inserted into the plans for the operation to support the amphibious ... The operation was initially planned with three airborne divisions in mind, with all three to be dropped behind German lines in support of 21st Army Group as it conducted its amphibious ... earliest stages of planning Varsity, it became apparent to the planners that the 13th Airborne Division would be unable to participate in the operation, as there were ...

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    Nothing does more to activate Christian divisions than talk about Christian unity.
    Conor Cruise O’Brien (b. 1917)