6th Airborne Division

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Covered by bren gunner and rifleman, recce patrol move towards new position. Jan 1945.

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Gliders of 6th Airlanding Brigade on landing zone near Hamminkeln Station, March 1945.

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RAF Stirlings towing Horsa gliders across the Rhine.

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Four men from 8th Parachute Battalion wash and relax in a camp outside Haifa, 1946/47.

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Operation Rob Roy, the re-supply operation on 7th June on drop zone N.

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A Horsa glider is unloaded on the landing zone of the Rhine Crossing operation.

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Halifaxes tow Horsa gliders over the French coast.

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Aerial photo of Issel Bridge, objective of 6 Airlanding Brigade in Rhine Crossing.

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Gliders on the ground after the British airborne landing in the Rhine battle area.

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German POW receives treatment at an airborne dressing station in a German village.

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Troops go into action after their gliders have landed during operation in the Rhine.

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A burned-out Horsa glider near Hamminkeln during the Rhine crossing.

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Under a parachute draped over telephone wires, a paratrooper carries a wounded man to aid.

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Airborne troops prepare to make a dash into the burning village of Hamminkeln. March 1945.

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Brigadier James Hill, commander of 3rd Parachute Brigade during the Rhine Crossing.

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5th Parachute Brigade listen to Field Marshal Montgomery at HQ near Osnabruck, 1945.

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Member of 3rd Parachute Battalion takes illegal immigrant back on board ship at Haifa docks, 1947.

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Paratrooper faces camera with barbed wire and civilians in the background. Palestine 1948.

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Captain Bill Wilson, adjutant 3rd Parachute Battalion on refresher course Aquin, 1947.

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A corporal brings a German light machine gun from the inside of a chicken hut, Palestine 1947.

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Airborne soldiers raise their drinks to the camera on Christmas Day in Palestine, 1946.

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Nine members of 8th Parachute Battalion get ready for cufew patrol in a camp outside Haifa. 1946/47.

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Soldier practises simulated parachute landing at Ramat David parachute school, Palestine 1947.

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General Montgomery talks to Gen Gale and Brigadier Poett, 1944.

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6th Airborne Division Summary of Information No. 1. Feb - May 1944.

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6th Airborne Division store requirements for Op Overlord.

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Appreciation of Signals for 6th Airborne Division. Op Overlord.

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Op Overlord Air & Military Operations Orders

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6th Airborne Division Stores Bids. Op Overlord.

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Op Overlord 6th Airborne Medical Operation Instructions

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Account of Operations 6th Airlanding Brigade. Op Overlord.

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Maj Gen Bols with family who owned farm used as 6th AB HQ 24-25 March 1945

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Photo of D-Day training map titled 'Oslo', 1944

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Airlanding troops of 6th Airborne Division in good spirits onboard a Horsa prior to D-Day, June 1944

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Paratroopers of 6th Airborne Division check each others jumping gear prior D-Day, June 1944

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Members of 1st Bn Royal Ulster Rifles leaving LZ-N, June 1944

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General Bernard Montgomery and others in a quarry at Ercarde in Normandy, 16 July 1944.

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Members of 6th Airborne Division take the German surrender at Wismar, 1945

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Senior officers of 6th Airborne Division with Field Marshal Montgomery, Ardennes, January 1945.

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Group photograph of officers decorated by Field Marshal Montgomery, Lüneburg Heath Germany, 1945.

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Group portrait of men who survived Arnhem on Arnhem Day, Palestine, September 1946

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Group photo of men from HQ 1st Parachute Brigade on Arnhem Day, Palestine, 1946

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6th Airborne Division Live Firing Camp, Autumn 1946

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Gun crew of 75mm Howitzer undertake live firing practice, Acre, Palestine, Spring 1947.

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Jeep and 75mm howitzer limbering up at end of shoot live firing practice shoot, Palestine, 1947

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Children listen in on an RT of an Airborne gunner whilst on oil pipeline patrol, Palestine, Spring 1947

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A 6 Airborne Division Camp in Palestine,1947

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6th Airborne Divisional Gunners on Kingsway during King's Birthday Parade, Haifa, Palestine, 1947

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Former members of 6 Airborne Division commemorate the loss of comrades on Neustadt bridge, March 1986

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