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Formation of The Parachute Regiment
On the 22nd June 1940, Winston Churchill called for the formation of a corps of at least five thousand Parachute Troops suitably organised and equipped to combat Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany during World War II.
 

Weapon container drop                                                            'UTRINQUE PARATUS'

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                                                   BATTLE HONOURS
                                                     Bruneval,Oudna,Tamera,Primosole Bridge,
                                                     Normandy Landings,Breville, Arnhem,Rhine,
                                                     Southern France,Athens,Falkland Islands.

Pegasus

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                                             Adum Omnes

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