Paratroopers

Some articles on paratroopers:

Third Battle Of Mount Hermon - Aftermath
... The paratroopers' casualties were one dead and four wounded ... Thirty years after the battle, Drori rejected claims that the paratroopers' assistance was unwanted because of Golani's prestige considerations, and said that by the time the paratroopers ...
Airborne Warfare - Post World War II - Suez Crisis: Operations Machbesh & Musketeer
... Launching the 1956 Suez War, on October 29, 1956, Israeli paratroopers led by Ariel Sharon dropped onto the important Mitla Pass to cut off and engage ... Meanwhile, French paratroopers of the 2nd Regiment of Colonial Paratroopers under the command of Colonel Chateau-Jobert jumped on the water ...
Caproni Ca.111 - Operational History - Peru
... Peru which had a small unit of paratroopers trained by Italy, during the Zarumilla War of 1941 dropped a small number of paratroopers from Ca ... This was the first combat use of paratroopers in South American or North America's military history ...
Maroon Beret - Russian Armed Forces
... In the Soviet era, paratroopers wore a maroon beret until the early 1960s when General Vasily Filipovich Margelov decided that a maroon beret for paratroopers was a Western idea and introduced a cornflower blue beret ... of the Soviet Air Force and the cornflower blue helmets worn by Soviet paratroopers during the Great Patriotic War ...
La Question - Subject
... Alleg's arrest on 12 June 1957 by paratroopers of Jacques Massu's 10e Division Parachutiste ... Audin, who had been arrested the day before and whose apartment the paratroopers had turned into a trap ... The paratroopers first attempted to intimidate him by bringing in Audin, who had already been tortured the day before ...