paratroop

  1. JINGO

    The Paratrooper Training Pocket Manual 1939-1945.

    The Paratrooper Training Pocket Manual 1939-1945. Airborne Assault was one of the great military innovations of the 1930s and 40s. The German in particular demonstrating the potential of elite parachute and glider borne Infantry in the opening movements of the war in Europe. In particular the...
  2. Nemesis44UK

    Air War Varsity

    There’s a scene in “Band of Brothers” when our heroes in Easy Company are being dropped into France, post D-Day. It’s a great roving shot of hundreds of planes in formation flying, deadly flak and tracer rounds zipping through the fragile skins of the transports, exploding planes shedding troops...

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