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Airborne equipment a history of its development by John S. Weeks

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Published by Hippocrene Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Airborne troops -- History.,
  • Parachute troops -- History.,
  • Military supplies -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn Weeks.
LC ClassificationsUD480 .W37 1976b
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. :
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4874113M
ISBN 100882544012
LC Control Number76000487

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This fully illustrated volume explores the uniforms, insignia, and equipment of American Airborne, Glider, Troop Carrier, and Airborne Engineers in World War II. Included are over detailed, up-close images of individual items, and multi-side views of full combat rig, and over World War II era color and black and white photos, most. This book is comprised of 45 chapters and begins with a discussion on the economic aspects of airborne equipment, with emphasis on the value of bio-aeronautics in crop production and protection and of aircraft in the management of biological resources. Among the many techniques to improve economic efficiency, speed and timing are highlighted. The Russian Airborne Forces or VDV (from Vozdushno-desantnye voyska Rossii, Russian: Воздушно-десантные войска России, ВДВ; Air-landing Forces) is a military branch of the Armed Forces of the Russian formed before World War II, the force undertook two significant airborne operations and a number of smaller jumps during the war and for many years Branch: Russian Armed Forces. AirBorn offers a wide range of products including standard catalog connectors from our tried and true micro-D, nano, R & W series connectors to our latest and most innovative products like our verSI, verSI HD, microSI, microQUAD, RC, RCII, and RZ connectors. We also offer cable assemblies, flexible circuits, power supplies, battery packs, electro-mechanical assemblies and more.

st Airborne Division's "Strike" Brigade Welcomes New Commander J Multinational Air Assault Planning Exercise Conducted at JMTG-U J HRC's CSM 'Team of Teams' Visits. Keep the unit intact and in control of its equipment through the entire insertion phase of the operation; Use with any ram-air canopy, including the Airborne Systems Intruder® (RA-1), MC-4, MC-5, or others based on mission requirements. The 82nd Airborne Division is an active airborne infantry division of the United States Army specializing in joint forcible entry operations. Based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the 82nd Airborne Division is the primary fighting arm of the XVIII Airborne Corps. The 82nd Division was constituted in the National Army on August 5, , and was organized on Aug , at Camp Gordon, Georgia.   The XVIII Airborne Corps maintains a strategic response force capability to deploy on short notice anywhere in the world by land, air, or sea, to conduct full-spectrum operations as an Army, joint, or combined headquarters. If required, conducts joint forcible entry operations and provides operational command and control during contingency operations.

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