Explore the index to reveal the campaigns, battles, equipment and organisation key to the Airborne Forces' story.
Here we were in Tunisia: two platoons of "S" Company, including my own, with a small detachment of Engineers, and a three-inch mortar group under Sgt Tucker.
In total, some 71 gallantry awards for actions in the Falklands campaign were made to attached personnel, members of The Parachute Regiment and former members on service with other units.
Major Crosland was in command of B Company 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment during operations in the Falklands.
This aircraft first flew in 1944 as the C82 Packet. Designed for cargo, a few were used for parachute drops and glider tugs. Only around 200 were produced because of design limitations.
1 PARA under command of Lt Col Michael Walsh completed an operational tour in Aden in 1967 to cover the British withdrawal and hand-over of the Colony.
On the 14th November 1983, 5 Infantry Brigade was re-designated 5th Airborne Brigade, re-introducing an airborne formation once again into the British Army’s order of battle.
Make a donation to Airborne Assault ParaData to help preserve the history of The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces