Parachute Brigade

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1st Independent Parachute Brigade (Poland)
... The 1st (Polish) Independent Parachute Brigade was a parachute brigade under command of Maj.Gen ... by glider from the 18 September, whilst due to bad weather over England, the Parachute section of the Brigade was held up, and jumped on the 21 September at ...
Middlesex Yeomanry - Airborne Signals and Afterwards 1945-1995
... Airborne Division was reduced to a Parachute Brigade Group in 1956 ... No.3 Squadron, 40 Signal Regiment, 305 (Parachute Brigade) Signal Squadron T.A ... but continued in its role as the Signal Squadron to 44 Parachute Brigade, retaining its Middlesex Yeomanry cap badge and badges of rank ...
Parachute Regiment (India) - Reraising After Independence - Raising of Parachute Regiment
1952, these battalions were rebadged as the new Parachute Regiment along with its own depot and records and were taken away from their parent regiments ... On the raising of the Parachute Regiment Depot in 1952 the three battalions were designated as follows 1st Battalion, the Parachute Regiment (Punjab). 2nd Battalion, the Parachute Regiment (Maratha) ...
Operation Mallard - Background
... secondary objectives involved its two parachute brigades ... The 5th Parachute Brigade provided a defence in depth for the captured bridges, deploying to the east and west of the canal and river ... The 3rd Parachute Brigade destroyed the Merville gun battery along with the bridges crossing the Dives, then fell back to form a defensive line to the east of 5th Parachute Brigade ...
Red Beret - Military Units
... red berets The 82nd Airborne Division (United States Army) The 173rd Airborne Brigade (United States Army) Elements of the The United States Army Special Operations Command The Brigada de Fusileros. 35th Paratroopers Brigade of the Israeli Defense Forces Kopassus, Indonesian Army special forces The Special Services Group of the Pakistan Army ... Guard battalion The Dutch Army's Air Mobile Force, 11 Luchtmobiele Brigade 71st Airborne Brigade (Greece) Turkish Army's special forces United States Air Force ...

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