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Paras free pdf Impressed by the performance of the German paratroopers in Belgium and the Netherlands in 1940, and on Crete in 1941, Winston Churchill ordered the creation of a British Airborne force of no less than 5,000 parachutists. The result was the 1st and 6th Airborne divisions, and this is their story, as told by the men themselves. Covering everything from the initial training at Hardwick Hall and Ringway through their first operations in France, and in North Africa and Italy, to D-Day, Operation Market Garden and the crossing of the Rhine and into the immediate post-war period, this is a compelling account of the paratroopers' war.

About Roger Payne

Roger Payne survived the dreaded Selection for the Parachute Regiment in the early 1960s, serving in 1st Battalion the Parachute Regiment and as an instructor at the Parachute Regiment Depot before accepting a position in the Australian army, where he served for 22 years. He holds the Order of Australia (OAM).

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Author : Roger Payne
Publisher : Amberley Publishing
Data Published : 15 September 2014
ISBN : 144563841X
EAN : 9781445638416
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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