Britain's airborne force: Paratroops in training

Object Title

Britain's airborne force: Paratroops in training

Britain's airborne force: Paratroops in training

Reference

BEN 43

Level

Item

Scope and Content

A mass attack by Airborne forces was carried out during a paratroop training exercise in a quiet English country district. From the air masses of paratroops suddenly dropped from the blue, landing in a few seconds, and then dispersed to their allotted objectives. it was a fine demonstration of speed and efficiency in surprise attack. Picture shows: Paratroops in mid-air dropping from the giant planes used during this exercise.

Numbered PS.7363b.

Extent

1 photograph

Access Conditions

Open access

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