READY FOR ANYTHING: THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT AT WAR 1940-1982.

Thompson, Julian.


£25.00




1st ed., 1989. Xii + 365 pp., photo-plates + maps. D.j., 23 x 16cm. V.G.+. This book provides one of the most comprehensive accounts of the Parachute Regiment from World War II to the Falklands War. Fourteen battalions of the Parachute Regiment fought heroically in the Second World War and many personalities came to light such as John Frost who held the bridge at Arnhem. Afterwards the Red Berets fought in Palestine, Cyprus, Borneo, Radfan, Aden, Suez and the Falklands. This is a gripping account of an élite fighting force.


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