Read More Operations Event North Africa (Operation Torch) On 12 November the 3rd Parachute Battalion (3 Para Bn) jumped onto and seized the vital airfield at Bone between Algiers and Tunis, arriving barely before German paratroopers deployed for the same mission. Share Share on FacebookTweet this on Twitter Group photos_2 Enlarge Details The Officers' Mess, 3rd Parachute Battalion, Spalding, Lincolnshire, 1944. 1 Image Buy Prints Enlarge Details Group photograph of 3rd Parachute Battalion Officers, July 1945. 1 Image Buy Prints Photos_1 Enlarge Details Derrick Bentham speaks with soldiers at Maison Blanche Airfield, Tunisia, c.November 1942 1 Image Buy Prints View all media Add content to this article Latest Comments There are currently no comments for this content. Add your comment Add Comment In order to add comments you must be registered with ParaData. If you are currently a ParaData member please login. If you are not currently a ParaData member but wish to get involved please register.