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paratroops

[′par·ə‚trüps]
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RIA news agency quoted Russian Major-General Alexei Ragozin as saying the paratroops had been handed back after "very difficult" negotiations.
After this, it was action unlimited, with Finchhaven (remember the famous Nazdab drop of a complete regiment of paratroops, bypassing a large contingent of Jap troops?
Born on June 9, 1959 in the southern village of Kfar Achim, Gantz joined the army as a conscript in 1977, completing the tough selection course for the paratroops.
If so, and they would like to have their photos - of ships, blockships, aircraft, general views, troops, paratroop drops and so on - included to ensure they not lost to posterity, would they care to loan them to me briefly for scanning and enhancing, together with appropriate information?
Later, on 4 November, the programme reached another milestone when Grizzly Three preformed a first paratroop launch, near Toulouse.
Time Topic 5:00 Marathon organized by Army Paratroop Corps under the patronage of Army Commander General Jean Kahwaji; Departure: Skhour rest house - Laqlouq up till Bsharri Cedars' natural reserve 11:00 Syriac-Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and the Orient, Ignatius Zakka the first officiating over mass service Sunday at newly-inaugurated church of St.
Members of elite Paratroop Regiments have been told to fill in a form giving personal details about partners, ex-girlfriends and Facebook pages before they go to war.
ON READING of the killing of 13 innocent civilians on Bloody Sunday by soldiers of the First Paratroop Battalion, I recall the reaction three years ago of an ex-para to our leafleting against the Iraq war on Harbourne High Street.
Fortunately for posterity, Colonel Bob Piper, a paratroop officer in the 82nd Airborne Division during WWII, chose to disregard the order against taking a camera into combat in all six of his campaigns.
However, Haaretz newspaper reported on Wednesday that according to army sources the white phosphorus was used by a reserve paratroop brigade.
Geoff Wells, chairman of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, and secretary of Coventry Standard Bearers, said: "Thanks to Lonnie and Mick, the memorial park now has a special site for those who have taken part in paratroop and glider operations.
Their duties include flying Iraqi government officials and generals, as well as carrying Marine paratroopers on the Marines' first nighttime combat paratroop drop since the Vietnam War.