Description of the capture of El Gamil airfield by 3rd Parachute Battalion. The rest were blocked with heavy casualties and fell back to Oosterbeek where the 1st British Airborne Division was destroyed in an epic nine day stand. One of their first acts was to arrest Archbishop Makarios, the head of the Greek Orthodox Church in Cyprus and an EOKA supporter. Cpl Connolly, Outside Camp Roberts, Kandahar Air Field (KAF), Afghanistan, Summer 2008. 67 - $12.99 $ 12 . Op BANNER                    Feb-Jun 74              4 Months 3 PARA conducted the first and last battalion parachute assault since the War when it attacked El Gamil airfield west of Port Said on 5th November 1956, during the Suez Crisis. It became part of the 1st Parachute Brigade, later part of the 1st Airborne Division. Members of 3 PARA packing parachutes, 1956. Outline Plan for 3 PARA landings during Op Corporate, Personal Account of L.Cpl A E Reece: Escape from Arnhem. Barrage balloons were used to speed up training jumps and meet the target of 5,000 trained parachutists. Three officers from A Company 3rd Parachute Battalion sit on a wall in a courtyard. A new 3 PARA was resurrected in July 1948, formed from the 7th (light Infantry) Parachute Battalion. This was the first time families accompanied a parachute battalion overseas. The King and Queen meet the RSMs of the regular battalions, Aldershot 19 July 1950. Captain Bill Wilson, adjutant 3rd Parachute Battalion on refresher course Aquin, 1947. 3 PARA exiting Dakotas, Thetford Norfolk, 1951. On 2nd April 1982 Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands, a British Territory in the South Atlantic, followed the next day by an assault on South Georgia. Three members of B Coy, 3rd Parachute Battalion with Halifax. In this blog, Padre Robin Richardson – attached to 3 PARA – reflects on what he has seen to change over the last 6 months. Paratroopers from 3 PARA descend following a drop by a French Air Force C130 aircraft during Exercise Joint Warrior, 2012. [6] The success of the raid prompted the War Office to expand the airborne forces, setting up the Airborne Forces Depot and Battle School in Derbyshire in April 1942, and creating the Parachute Regiment as well as converting a number of infantry battalions into airborne battalions or platoons in August 1942. Report by Maj Terrell, OC A Coy 3rd Para Bn, on action at 'Green' Hill, January 1943. PARA gave structure to my notes by separating everything into four buckets: Projects & Tasks, Areas of Responsibility, Resources, and Archives. The unspoken question behind the film is set up: w… Op BANNER                    Apr-Aug 76             4 Months Members of 3 PARA at 'Full Back', Mount Longdon, 11 June 2012. Group photo of soldiers from 3 PARA, Afghanistan, 2011, 3 PARA group visit to Airborne Assault, February 2012, A visit by 3 PARA to the Airborne Assault Museum, Duxford, 2012. Members of 3 PARA on the rooftop of a school, Suez, 6 November 1956. 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment Warrant Officers' and Sergeants' Mess, Egypt 1954. The view of flats from a cemetery, Suez, 1956. Title: Para # 03 (pdf) Author: www.alkalam.pk Subject: Al-Qur'an Indo-Pak Style Created Date: 5/11/2004 6:02:14 PM This book primarily looks at the war the 3rd Parachute Regiment fought in Helmand Province in Afghanistan. In this short video you will see a PARA-based Second Brain implementation. 3 PARA Medium Machine Gun Platoon, Mount Olympus, Cyprus 1951. Paratroopers from B COY, 3 PARA on Ex Iberian Eagle, Spain, December 2012. In this contribution, we present a new iSF material in a para-azaquinodimethane-based quinoidal conjugated polymer. Three members of 3 PARA with their mess tins in the Canal Zone. Op BANNER (ETB)           Dec 99-Jun 2000    6 Months The Battalion was formed in September 1941 from volunteers from across the Army at Hardwick in Derbyshire and commanded by Lt Col GW Lathbury. Northern Ireland Tours: Date Unknown. As the first NATO troops to enter Helmand they were soon engaged in some of the heaviest fighting the British Army had seen since the Korean War. Warrant Officer’s & Sergeant’s Mess, 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment. Members from C Company 3 PARA awaiting extraction from Sangin 2006, Pte Smith and LCpl Muller swapping patrolling for piloting a Chinook for the day, Camp Bastion 2006, Land Rover WMIK (Weapons Mounted Installation Kit) on patrol in Afghanistan, 2008, Jason Connolly patrolling in Zabul, Afghanistan, 2008. Information for families of 3 PARA in Falklands conflict. Pte Hunt, 3 PARA has a trim – clippers powered from street lamp, Ismailia, 25/1/52. Start studying 3 - Cosas puertorriqueñasDrop down Activity Hide details Instructions Select the correct category for each item based on Panorama.. Members of 3 PARA with MMGs on a rooftop in Suez, 1956. 3 Para hasn't got the length of history of some regiments but is regarded by its members as the toughest regiment anywhere. Conversion course to Hastings aircraft, 3 PARA, Canal Zone, Egypt, February 1952. Lt-Col H Jones (right) and Lt-Col Hew Pike on flight deck of HMS Hermes. Evaded Capture in Holland. 1978-80          Lt Col K Coates, MBE 3 PARA lost two killed and several wounded clearing the fort and village buildings at El Naquil in concert with 45 Commando. Soldiers of A Coy, 3 PARA take a break on patrol in Oman, 1961. Paratrooper section moves forward under fire from tribesmen, Radfan 1964. Op BANNER                    Feb-Jun 78              4 Months 1 PARA is assigned to the Special Forces Support Group and come under the control of the UKSF directorate. Two members of 3 PARA after the demolition of the village of Gaynaeim, Canal Zone, 1952. If you are currently a ParaData member please login. 3 PARA soldiers taking a break, Kandahar, Afghanistan, June 2008, Soldier from A Coy, 3 PARA rests with a GPMG, Kandahar, Afghanistan, 2008. Members of 3 PARA, Canal Zone border, January 1952. Colours Presentation, Queen's Avenue, Aldershot, July 1998. The battalion was then assigned to the 3rd Parachute Brigade in the 6th Airborne Division and served with them in Palestine. Rev Paul Abram chats to soldiers of 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, June 1969. Citation for Capt Matthew Selfridge, June 1982. 2005-8            Lt Col SJC Tootal Paras Mingins, Stafford and Wiceman. Booklet for the presentation of the Colours by HM King George VI, 19 July 1950. Withdrawn to Britain with the rest of the 1st Airborne Division, the next mission was during Operation Market Garden and the Battle of Arnhem, during which the battalion was virtually wiped out. ACCOUNT OF ESCAPE OF. Major Mike Walsh OC A Coy 3 PARA observing for enemy while under fire, c1964. 6 (Guards) Platoon, 3 Para Passing Out Parade, Pirbright, 2001, 6 (Guards) Platoon, 3 Para Passing Out Parade, Pirbright, 2001 with Guards Para flag, Members of 8 platoon C Company 3 PARA in Iraq 2005. DAVE, 19 - THE PARACHUTE REGIMENT. Two internal security tours in Bahrain followed between 1961-2 and again in 1964-5. Major Mike Walsh with a map of El Gamil airfield at a Suez lecture in 1996. Soldiers of 3rd Battalion, during the Palestine deployment, 1946, Soldiers of 3rd Parachute Battalion rest on camp, Gaza, Palestine, 1946. Paras reign in Spain, Ex Listed Paratrooper, C Coy 3 PARA, November 2016. 3 Para Kenya 1992, Pte Maz Westry, Pte Taff Davies others names forgotten. The parachute battle cry Waho Mohammed allegedly began with the 3rd Battalion, stemming from this period in North Africa. British and American paratroopers train together at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, August 2014. 3 PARA Officers at Harbor Club, Kyrenia, Cyprus, 1951. Freedom of Aldershot Parade, 18 May 1957. This was the first time the brigade had deployed complete on an operation since its inception in September 1999. January 5/6, 1943. 1973-5            Lt Col K Spacie, OBE In 1982, it was hurriedly transferred to 3 Commando Brigade, along with 2 PARA, to reinforce that brigade ahead of the Task Force's sailing for the Falklands Conflict. Soldiers from 3 PARA setting up the Javelin, STANTA, Norfolk, 2013. Op BANNER                    Dec 80-Apr 81        4 Months Sgt Wilf Bailey MM and Sgt John Sgt McDonnell DCM, after receiving medals, c1944. Airborne infantry make French connection, April 2016. A two-day hard fought action developed at the bridge until they were relieved by the sea-landed Durham light Infantry. A member of the Parachute Regiment demonstrating an upgraded Laser Light Module Mk 3 mounted on the SA-80 Mk2. In 1984 the Battalion completed a six month tour to Belize and a further UN tour with UNFICYP in Cyprus two years later. An officer of 3 PARA in Suez (Philip Butterworth?) Blackburn Beverley aircraft on a runway, Dubai, 1962. A 3 PARA soldier observes Hunter fighter-jet attack near the Wadi Dhubson, May 1964. 3 PARA soldier moving from compound to compound, Afghanistan, August 2008, Member of 3 PARA, armed with a GPMG, observing for enemy activity, Afghanistan, August 2008. Group photograph of 8 Platoon, C Coy 3 PARA, Belfast, 1978. In October 2013, 3 PARA took part in a large training exercise to return to the Airborne Assault role. A captured 3.7 inch anti-aircraft gun and other equipment, Suez, November 1956. A veteran of 3 PARA looks at his old position, 11 June 2012. David Gent, 3 PARA, Operation Musketeer, 1956. Member of 3rd Parachute Battalion takes illegal immigrant back on board ship at Haifa docks, 1947. 1 Parachute Training School, RAF Ringway. 'Geordie' B McHugh cleaning his Enfield rifle, 3 PARA, Canal Zone, 1952. Buy the latest collection from 3.Paradis on our online webshop. Lincoln Military Hospital, [16], In 2018, over 80 members of 3 PARA were sent to Afghanistan as part of the Resolute Support Mission, to protect military and civilian advisors working in government ministries and work as advisors at the Afghan National Army Officers' Academy, alongside the 1st Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles. After 11 September, and much political and military indecision, 2 PARA and supporting elements from 16 Air Assault Brigade started to deploy to Afghanistan on 30 December on Op FINGAL, as part of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF). One third of the island was three British dependant territories – Sarawak, the Sultanate of Brunei and North Borneo. 3 PARA marching through Aldershot towards the railway station, c1951. Remains of an Argentine position on west slope, Mount Longdon, 11 June 2012. Ex Anakonda: General Sir Houghton with a member of 3 PARA, 2 October 2014. 6 Platoon Jan-Feb taken in 1964 just before leaving for to Aden then into Radfan. Urban warfare training, 3 PARA, Ex Urban Eagle, February 2014. November 1942-July 1943. Ex Anakonda: Members of A Coy 3 PARA, 2 October 2014. A 3 PARA RWMIK on Exercise Gaulish Eagle, CENZUB, France, 2012. Mortar platoon in action. It was used as a recognition cry when operating in close country and was adopted by the 1st Brigade and the other parachute battalions. In the summer of 1976, it was based in South County Armagh, where complaints were made of its treatment of residents.[13]. [11] A large part of the training regime consisted of assault courses and route marching while military exercises included capturing and holding airborne bridgeheads, road or rail bridges and coastal fortifications. Message containing information gained from Argentinian prisoners. Pte Derrick Frank surrounded by children, Suez, 6 November 1956. Borneo (Kalimantan to the Indonesians) is the second biggest island in the world. Grave of Cpl Keith McCarthy. 3 PARA soldiers move across typically difficult terrain in the Radfan mountains, May 1964. C Company group meanwhile reinforced the 1 PARA Group with the 5th Airborne Brigade operational deployment to Kosovo in 1999. 3 PARA sergeants serve early morning tea, Canal Zone, Egypt. Paratroopers take on bobsleigh challenge, 8 December 2014. Ex Anakonda: General Sir Houghton with members of 3 PARA, 2 October 2014. Members of 3 PARA, Armagh, Northern Ireland, date unknown. 1946-7        Lt Col GP Rickcord, DSO. [8][10], Airborne soldiers were expected to fight against superior numbers of the enemy armed with heavy weapons, including artillery and tanks. Sergeant Michael Willets was awarded a posthumous George Cross for outstanding gallantry during the first tour. Members of 3 PARA on an 'Air-portability Course' RAF Kasfareet, Canal Zone, 1952. This regiment famously fought in the Falklands War especially the battles at Goose Green & Mount Longdon. This, to a certain extent, is similar to grouping a thletes by age, gender or weight. An ability to cover long distances at speed was also expected: airborne platoons were required to cover a distance of 50 miles (80 km) in twenty-four hours, and battalions 32 miles (51 km). The Battalion lost 250 all ranks killed, wounded and missing, one man in two. Airborne Medics Prepare for South Sudan, 31st October 2016. Make a donation to Airborne Assault ParaData to help preserve the history of The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces. 3 PARA soldier carrying a GPMG, Kandahar, Afghanistan, 2008. Sgt Bill Williams from 3rd Parachute Battalion at a road block north of Haifa. 2003-5            Lt Col MP Lowe, MBE 3 PARA versus 4th Bn The Rifles, 11 February 2015. Those men who successfully completed the parachute course were presented with their maroon beret and parachute wings. 3 PARA soldiers prepare to man a hilltop position, Radfan, 1960s. Musketeer operation log from November 5-11 1956. Memorial to 3 PARA in the St Mary and St Nicholas Church at Spalding, Overwatch for a patrol on Op Herrick VIII, Pte Tony Harrison Palace Barracks Northern Ireland 1989-91 Tour, Sgt McKay and 3 PARA Memorials Mount Longdon. 3 PARA serach for arms, Cpl Smith, Ismailia, Egypt, 21/1/52. 3 PARA Drums & Colours Ledra Palace Hotel, Cyprus, 1951. Help Children Learn With Our Selection Of Teaching Supplies. Parachutists at the Colours Presentation to 1, 2 and 3 PARA at Queens Avenue, Aldershot, 1998. Member of B Coy, 3 PARA at the 1982 War Memorial in Stanley, 14 June 2012. Anti-Tank Platoon, Support Company, 3 PARA, 1955. Contemporary feature about the Suez invasion in Illustrated magazine. 4 PARA are a territorial unit who provide reserves integrated into 2 and 3 PARA. The Wadi Dhubson previously considered impregnable to Europeans was taken and 200 square miles of mountainous terrain and villages dominated in an internal security operation that cost the battalion one killed and seven wounded. Service of Remembrance, Mount Longdon, 11 June 2012. An attempted terrorist attack on a Paris bound train is prevented by three courageous young Americans. British Army’s rapid reaction force jump into Poland: Ex Anakonda, 2 October 2014. A member of A Coy 3 PARA on patrol in Chah-e Anjir, Afghanistan, Op Herrick XIII. Group photo of C Coy, 3rd Parachute Battalion, possibly Spalding, Lincs, 1944. A concerted operation involving 3 PARA, 45 Commando and Federal troops to capture the Dhanaba Basin, a Radfan tribal stronghold, began at the end of April 1964. NAAFI sign, 3 PARA, Shandur camp, Canal Zone, 1952. 3 PARA riot training, Ex Urban Eagle, February 2014. The Officers' Mess, 3rd Parachute Battalion, Spalding, Lincolnshire, 1944. Paratroopers from 3 PARA at Kinloss Barracks for Exercise Joint Warrior 2014. 6/2/52. HUME, William. Small arms shooting, Budd VC/Absolon MM Military Skills Competition, 3 PARA, Colchester, November 2012. 5 Platoon, B-Company, 3rd Battalion, on SS Canberra, May 1982. Olympic champion at Army boxing match, 11 February 2015. 1993-5            Lt Col MSH Worsley-Tonks, MBE Roled as an Airborne light infantry unit, the battalion is capable of a wide range of operational taskings. A member of 3 PARA stands on a balcony with a gun, overlooking a bomb-destroyed Port Said. The Parachute Regiment is formed from 3 regular battalions and 1 reserve. 2012-15          Lt Col MW Shervington The Guards Parachute Platoon is made up of volunteers who have passed P Company from the five Regiments of Foot Guards and Infantry qualified members of the Household Cavalry; they can be distinguished from other paratroopers by a "blue red blue" patch sewn to their beret beneath the Parachute Regiment cap badge. 1960-2            Lt Col RC Gibbs, DSO, MC Members of Anti Tank Platoon, 3 PARA, Cyprus 1951. After the demise of 5 Airborne Brigade in 1999, 3 PARA came under command of  16th Air Assault Brigade and was included as one of the battle groups deployed on Operation TELIC in 2003, the second Anglo-American war against Iraq. 3 PARA support the Afghan Police in Kandahar, Afghanistan, 2008. These were situated in the area of the ‘Green Zone’ fertile farmland stretching one kilometre either side of the Helmand River. Situation reports form HQ 3 Commando Brigade, Falklands, 1982. 1988-91          Lt Col HM Fletcher, OBE October 1951. The first bowl Mount Longdon, 1 Platoon 7IR command post, 12 June 1982. The remnants of the battalion were withdrawn to England. [11] At the end of most exercises, the battalions would march back to their barracks. Casualty evacuation, Mount Longdon, June 1982. It returned to the UK in 1980 to join 8th Field Force as the in-role parachute battalion. The 3rd Parachute Battalion was formed in 1941 from volunteers from various infantry regiments. 3 PARA veterans unveil the new McKay VC Memorial at Mount Longdon, 23 March 2015. Members of 3 PARA, Ross Road, Stanley on the morning of 14 June 1982. Four years later the Battalion took up the Army’s Mountain and Arctic Warfare role with the AMF(L) spending four winters in Norway. 3 PARA Bobsleigh Team, Igls Austria, March 2014. Soldiers from A Coy, 3 PARA on patrol in Oman. 99 Silicone Spatula Set, G.a HOMEFAVOR Heat-Resistant Spatula - One Piece Seamless Design, Non-Stick Silicone with Reinforced Stainless Steel Core Para-Pack Hypo-Allergenic - Multi-Vitamin, Mineral and Glandular Formula* Para-Pack is the original multi-nutrient formulation designed to provide highly specific nutritional support for the parasympathetic dominant individual. Longlease Road, The Battlegroup is drawing towards the end of its tour now. 3 PARA clearing the village of Gaynaeim, following trouble from snipers, Canal Zone, Egypt, 8/12/51. Radfan. 3 PARA road block, Kassassine, on the Sweet Water Canal, Egypt. Spanish airborne medic Lt Jose Maria Rusco Rojas aids a Para on a very windy drop zone, Ex Iberian Eagle, Spain, December 2012. 'Lofty' Corboy, 3 PARA, Canal Zone, 1952. Warrant Officer Class 1 Stephen Tidmarsh, Herrick VIII, 2008. 3rd Para Bn, Op Musketeer, Suez, 5 November 1956. Is Notion an Evernote replacement, additional tool, or not. Initial parachute jumps were from a converted barrage balloon and finished with five jumps from an aircraft. A pause in operations for 4 members of D Company 3 PARA. 3 PARA parachuting onto the Plain, Ex Iberian Eagle, December 2012. 302.3.5(c), Stress Due to Sustained Loads (B31.3-2012) Date Issued: April 14, 2014 Members of A Coy 3 PARA on patrol in Chah-e Anjir, Afghanistan, Op Herrick XIII. 3 PARA soldier meeting with the Afghan National Army, Kandahar, Afghanistan, June 2008, Members of 3 PARA greet Canadian servicemen, Kandahar, Afghanistan, June 2008. Directed by Clint Eastwood. Find Research-Based Educational Publishing At Evan-Moor.Com. Intelligence Section, Headquarter Company, 3rd Parachute Battalion. 3 Para soldier preparing kit before a foot patrol, Aden, 1964, 3 Para soldiers prepare for a policing mission, Aden 1964, Lt Col AH Farrar-Hockley DSO MBE MC, during a contact with tribesmen, Radfan, 1964, The Funeral Cortege of WO2 John Brown, 1967. Cpl "Chalky" White and William McIlroy of B Coy 3 PARA Cyprus 1956, Lance Corporal Bridges of B Coy 3 PARA Cyprus 1956, Pte Brian Newbon, Company Clerk, B Coy 3 PARA Cyprus 1956, Pte Thomas Barnett of B Coy 3 PARA Cyprus 1956, Pte William McIlroy B Coy 3 PARA Golden Sands Camp, Famagusta, Cyprus 1956, Pte Joe Woods, Coy Stores, B Coy 3 PARA Cyprus 1956, Governor Harding on a camp visit with Lt Col Paul Crook in attendance Cyprus 1956, Pte William McIlroy after his last jump October 1956, Pte Roy Coles B Coy 3 PARA standing next to EOKA Graffiti Cyprus 1956, Privates Joe Woods and William McIlroy Coy Stores B Coy 3 PARA Cyprus 1956. Account of 3 PARA's actions at Falklands by Maj David Collett. Arnhem 67th Anniversary, preparing to emplane for Ginkel Heath, 2011. Members of 3 PARA getting ready to leave after the fighting, Suez, 1956. On the 4th of November 1956 I was with 16th Independent Para Brigade HQ assembled in Cyprus 1956 and billeted just outside Nicosia on the Kyrenia road. Riot training, Ex Urban Eagle, 3 PARA, February 2014. Winners, Army (Egypt) Rugby Football Cup 1952/53 (Seven –A Side), 3 PARA. Signals Platoon, D Company, 3 PARA, Kenya, 2010. 5 Platoon, B Company, 3 PARA, Herrick IV, 2006. Airborne brotherhood, this is belonging. Member of 3 PARA carries weapons. Emphasis was given to physical fitness, marksmanship and fieldcraft. Members of 3 PARA give water to refugess in Amman, Jordan 1958, The 3 PARA tented camp at Amman, Jordan, 1958, 3 Para Anti-Tank Guns Operation Fortitude Jordan, 1958, 3 Para Anti-Tank Guns awaiting loading onto a Beverley after Operation Fortitude, Jordan, 1958. The Address by HM King George VI at the Colours presentation, 19 July 1950. Programme for the Presentation of Colours at Aldershot, 1998. PARA gave structure to my notes by separating everything into four buckets: Projects & Tasks, Areas of Responsibility, Resources, and Archives. Paratroopers from 3 PARA on a Jackal, Afghanistan, 2011, A 50 Cal Heavy Machine Gun in Defensive Position, Afghanistan, 2011, Quad Bike in Use, 3 PARA, Afghanistan, 2011, A Paratrooper Takes Aim with an L129A1 Sharpshooter Rifle, Afghanistan, 2011, L129A1 Sharpshooter Rifle in use, 3 PARA, Afghanistan, 2011, 2 Platoon, 3 PARA, Nad-e-Ali (North) Afghanistan 2011, Close up View of the L129A1 Rifle, in use with 3 PARA, Afghanistan, 2011, Members of 2 Platoon, 3 PARA, Afghanistan, 2011, A Paratrooper Equipped with a L128A1 Combat Shotgun, Afghanistan, 2011, A Paratrooper with a Combat Shotgun on a Quad Bike, Afghanistan, 2011, Close up View of a 50 Cal Heavy Machine Gun, Afghanistan, 2011, Soldiers from 3 PARA on patrol, Afghanistan, 2011, A Paratrooper, from 3 PARA, Armed with an SA802, Afghanistan, 2011. A member of 3 PARA on the DZ in Exercise Eagles Flight, 2012. ASME B31.3 INTERPRETATIONS Interpretation 25-02 Subject: Para. HQ Company, 3 PARA, emplane at Nicosia for the Canal Zone. Pte F Shedd, left, with pals of the 3rd Battalion, 1945. Tidworth, 1982. A member of 3 PARA demonstrating an upgraded Laser Light Module Mk 3 mounted on the SA-80 Mk2. Looking down steep slope that Sgt McKay VC attacked, Mount Longdon, 11 June 2012. In 2008 3 PARA returned from yet another intense six month tour in Afghanistan with the 16th Air Assault Brigade. Pte Charlesworth and friend outside camp, Cyprus, summer 1956. 3 PARA training excercise, Thetford Norfolk, 1951. Beckington Churchyard, 2018. Pte 'Eddie' Edwards and the lads in Sangin, Afghanistan, 2006, Cpl Brian Budd on patrol, Afghanistan, 2006. 2000-3            Lt Col JG Lorimer, DSO MBE 1944-5        Lt Col RTH Lonsdale, DSO. On patrol M Semark & Brabrook, 6 Pln, 3 PARA, Jordan, 1958. Members of 3 PARA relaxing in Singapore, 1975. 3 PARA conducted the first and last battalion parachute assault since the War when it attacked El Gamil airfield west of Port Said on 5th November 1956, during the Suez Crisis. While in Malta, the men trained in Cyprus, Sicily and Greece. James Borucki (left) on the day before his death, 1976, Sgt Ian McKay VC, 3 PARA, in training, c.1980, Sgt Ian McKay VC, 3 PARA, during training, c.1980, Mortar platoon, 3 PARA wash and shave, Falklands, 1982. “Don’t pick a fight with an armed midget,” his buddy warns him. Like its bigger brother, the Para 3 has the Compression Lock, textured G-10 scales, and a full-flat ground blade. 2/3rd Parachute Battalion, Palestine c1946. Using transient optical techniques, we show that an ultrafast iSF process dominates the deactivation of the excited state in such polymer, featuring ultrafast population (<1 ps) and stepwise dissociation of triplet pairs. Members of B Coy, 3rd Parachute Battalion. 3 PARA celebrates 75th anniversary, 1st September 2016. 3 PARA at the Army Major Units Boxing Championship, 11 February 2015. Airborne Operations in North Africa, 1942-3. 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