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paratroops

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Wien things didn't go perfectly--say when the paratrooper ended up hanging in a tree or tangled in their parachute harness--the only object perhaps more precious than a handgun was a sharp knife with which they could cut themselves free.
Training parachute jumping paratroopers try to make the process automatic.
Books like Stephen Ambrose's D-Day, June 6, 1944: The Climactic Battle of World War II, John Keegan's Six Armies in Normandy, and Clay Blair's Ridgeway's Paratroopers claim that the troops were scattered all over the peninsula because of the inexperience and poor judgments of the transport pilots.
2011)reported the correlation of lower limb muscle activation and surface reaction force acting on the foot sole during a two-legged landing; however, the subjects were not professional paratroopers and the landing maneuvers did not follow paratrooper landing guidelines.
The Daily Times reports that 24 female officers have successfully completed the first-ever Lady Paratroopers Course at Para Training School in Peshawar.
Standing on Portland stone paving, the regimental memorial comprises a paratrooper in jump order and Bellerophon, a hero of Greek mythology, astride Pegasus, the traditional badge worn to denote airborne troops.
Bulgarian paratroopers are training for the first time with MC-6 parachute system, which is the newest in the US military.
THE British Red Devils, who have been displaying their skills at the Bahrain International Airshow at the Sakhir Air Base for the last three days, are keen to share their expertise and experience with Bahraini paratroopers.
Only fourteen when that war started, a paratrooper, one of many
A FORMER paratrooper who died in Sierra Leone was probably poisoned using pufferfish, an inquest heard yesterday.