PARAS 2

Parachute Regiment postwar

PARAS 2 - Parachute Regiment postwar

HISTORY
1 Parachute Brigade Palestine 1946-47
1 Bn,2 Bn,3 Bn (original battalions)

2 Parachute Brigade Palestine 1946-47
4 Bn (amalgamated into 4/6 Bn Dec.1947 + became new 1 Para June 1948 )
5 Bn (became new 2 Para July 1948)
6 Bn (see 4 Bn)

3 Parachute Brigade Palestine 1946-47
8 Bn (amalgamated into 8/9 Bn and disbanded June 1948 )
9 Bn (see 8 Bn)

5 Parachute Brigade
7 Bn Java 1945-46 Palestine 1946-47 (1 + 2 Brigade) + became new 3 Para July 1948 in Germany
12 Bn Java 1945-46 + disbanded 1946
13 Bn Java 1945-46 + disbanded 1946

21 Independent Parachute Company
Palestine 1946 (6 Airborne Division) + disbanded September 1946

1,2 and 3 Bns Parachute Regiment formed 1948
Roll Of Honour: 468Awards: 356Images: 266Links: 3
Web Links:
10 Para - Website of 10 Para,Home Service Force.
Palace Barracks Memorial - Memorial website to British Forces post 1945.
Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces - The living history of the Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces.
3 Para
By Patrick Bishop
Company Commander
By Russell Lewis
Drop Zone Normandy
By Sir Napier Crookenden
I Was A Stranger
By Sir John Hackett
Return Ticket
By Anthony Deane-Drummond
SAS Shadow Raiders
By Damien Lewis
With 3 Para to the Falklands
By Graham Colbeck
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    Jun 14, 2020
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