Pictured: Two paratroopers who died within 10 hours of each other during same operation in Afghanistan
Two British soldiers killed on Tuesday while taking part in the same operation in Afghanistan were named today as Private Joe Whittaker and Sergeant Major Michael Williams, the Ministry of Defence said.
Der Fallschirmjäger: Photo
WW2 historical blog, dedicated to the fighting Fallschirmjäger. I take no credit for any photographs displayed on this page. I am not a historian, just a fan of history. There are no political ideals supported here, I am not a Nazi or fascist of any sort.
31 images of Fallschirmjägers - Some May Be New For You!
The German Paratroopers or Fallschirmjäger were perceived as the elite infantry units of the German military and became known as the "green devils" by the
THE BRITISH ARMY IN NORTHERN IRELAND, 1969 - 2007
2nd Lieutenant David Brough, 1st Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, patrols with his rifle in front of a derelict house in Belfast.
Airborne troops of the US 82nd Airborne Division, with bayonets fixed, meet up with who I think are men of the US 90th Infantry Division. Looks to be a dead German soldier at their feet. West of St Mere Eglise, Normandy. June 1944.
regimentalryan: “For the anniversary of the D-Day invasion, these Pathfinders of F Company, Task Force Eagle Assault at Forward Operating Base Wolverine, Afghanistan paid special tribute to those...
During the operation of the Market Garden, Oosterbeek held a Sten gun in the forest of Van Lennepweg, the first Airborne Division of the 1st Airborne Division, Border Regiment C Batch's Anti-Tank Platoon Joe Cunnington