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World War II
Post World War II

Anguilla (Operation Sheepskin)

Just before dawn on 19th March 1969 2 PARA (less B Company) conducted an amphibious assault on the Caribbean Island

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Macedonia (Operation Bessemer)

In August 2 PARA were deployed with 16 Air Assault Brigade to Macedonia on Op BESSEMER. After growing tensions in

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Feature Articles

Halifax aircraft

From early in 1943, 295 Squadron RAF began to re-equip with the Halifax Mark V...

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United States Airborne Forces

General William ‘Billy’ Mitchell the head of America’s Air Service in Europe at the end...

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Paradata Survey