Read More Service History Date not known 1st Airborne Reconnaissance Squadron (Lieutenant) Operations Event Sicily (Operation Husky) Speed was essential to prevent the consolidation of Italian and German defences facing a rapid pincer movement launched from the west and south east immediately after the amphibious landings. Key bridges and ports were to be captured by airborne assault. Decorations OBE Share Share on FacebookTweet this on Twitter 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.