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Lieutenant Jack Reynolds gives ‘the two fingers’ to a grinning German camera man as he is captured near Arnhem, the Netherlands.

Airborne soldiers retrieve folding motorcycles or ‘Welbikes’ from equipment containers.The Welbike was the smallest motorcycle ever used by the British Armed Forces. 3,641 were built and some issued to the British 1st and 6th Airborne Divisions. They were made by Excelsior.- Credit - 6th British Airborne

11 Old War Photographs You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped

Airborne soldiers retrieve folding motorcycles or 'Welbikes' from equipment containers, Bulford, 9 June 1943

nurse J.A. ten Hoedt helps  a wounded british airborne soldier. september 1944

nurse J. ten Hoedt helps a wounded british airborne soldier.

Sgt Jock Walker - His first taste of war was at Dunkirk later he was sent to the desert seeing action with with the 8th Army. There he got the opportunity to join the new parachute regiment seeing action in the Sicily before later joining the Army Film and Photographic Unit (AFPU) after seeing a notice which read Parachutists required to volunteer as Cameramen.. With the AFPU he saw action at Falaise Gap Arnhem and Germany.. He died in 1992.

Sgt Jock Walker - His first taste of war was at Dunkirk, later he was sent to the desert seeing action with with the Army. There he got the opportunity to join the new parachute regiment seeing action in the Sicily before later joining the Army Film a

Airmen of the RAF Regiment man a captured German Spandau machine gun in a foxhole near Eindhoven, The Netherlands.  They are, (left to right); Corporal J Wilkins of Middlesborough, Leading Aircraftmen H Clay of Watford, and Leading Aircraftmen D Freed of Birmingham.

CL Airmen of the RAF Regiment man a captured German Spandau machine gun in a foxhole near Eindhoven Holland. Corporal J Wilkins of Middlesborough Leading Aircraftmen H Clay of Watford and Leading Aircraftmen D Freed of Birmingham

We sense a massive British paratrooper diorama in the offing – with Bronco models already making new models of 6 pounders, jeeps, seve.

British paratroopers make good their escape across the Rhine after being captured by Germans in the last outpost on Arnhem bridge. Here they joined the British Second Army. All but 2,000 of 8,000 troops were wiped out.

British paratroopers make good their escape across the Rhine after being captured by Germans in the last outpost on Arnhem bridge. Here they joined the British Second Army. All but of troops were wiped out.

mavitpzv: “ COMPASSION. A soldier Waffen SS gives a Soviet infantryman seriously injured a sip of water. Russia in 1943. ”

A Waffen SS soldier gives an injured Soviet infantryman a drink of water in the USSR during in Shows the Waffen SS were for most part decent soldiers.

D-Day, Normandy, France, June 6, 1944.

Remembering D-Day

After landing at the shore, these British troops wait for the signal to move forward, during the initial Allied landing operations in Normandy, France, June (AP Photo)

Paratroopers (inc. RAMC Para Field Ambulance personnel) of the British Army’s 1st Airborne Division taken as POWs by Germans during the Battle of Arnhem. Near Arnhem, Gelderland, the Netherlands. 20 September 1944.   StuG III Ausf.G from the 208. StuG Brigade (208th Assault Gun Battalion) attached to the 9./SS Panzer Division

British paratroopers (inc. RAMC Para Field Ambulance personnel) of the British Army’s Airborne Division taken as POWs by Germans during the Battle of Arnhem. Near Arnhem, Gelderland, the Netherlands.

Sergeant Jim Travis of No. 1 Platoon, with his hand in plaster, is drinking a glass of water offered by the Pennings family of the Sinderhoeve. Next to Travis is, also of No. 1 Platoon, 21st Independent Parachute Company, Private Fred Kinsey (with helmet). The para holding the bucket is Sergeant W.N. Hill of the 3rd Parachute Battalion.

British Airborne are welcomed by Dutch civilians, Operation Market Garden, September

Three troops from D Coy, 2nd Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry , 6th Airborne Brigade of the British 6th Airborne Division. Involved in operations around Benouville, June 1944.

Men of the British Sixth Airborne division in Normandy 1944 - Credit - British Airborne

Colorized photograph of Generalfeldmarschall August von Mackensen  (6 December 1849 – 8 November 1945), WWI

Colourised photograph of Generalfeldmarschall (Field Marshall) August von Mackensen, 1935

Een paratrooper bij het geïmproviseerde graf van een gesneuvelde kameraad.

A soldier examines the grave of a Airborne Division soldier killed at Arnhem the previous September, 15 April

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