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Cyprus (EOKA Campaign)

1 and 3 PARA were flown to Cyprus in January 1956 to augment the Island’s security forces in response to

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British Guiana

In October 1965 3 PARA was deployed to British Guiana (now Guyana) in South America on internal security duties, reliving

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Feature Articles

Armstrong-Whitworth Albemarle aircraft

First delivered to the RAF in January 1932 as a medium bomber, this aircraft played...

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Mastiff Armoured Vehicle

Mastiff is a heavily armoured, 6 x six-wheel-drive patrol vehicle which carries eight people, plus...

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Hawker Hector aircraft

Designed in 1935 the Hector was taken into service with the RAF in the then...

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Paradata Survey