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Glebelands school, Surrey

German Airborne Forces

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German Airborne Forces
A German paratrooper from 1939 who would have landed in England in 1940 as part of operation Sea Lion. This paratrooper would also have jumped at Crete on 20th May 1941 where over 4,000 German soldiers were killed in the first 2 days. After Crete, Hitler forbid the use of German paratroopers on any more jump operations, they would now fight on the ground as infantry as they had had their day.......
Posted by khakioncampaign on August 1, 2012 Slideshow