Skip to main content

Parachutists Collection

Background imageParachutists Collection: Colonel David Stirling with a patrol in the desert

Colonel David Stirling with a patrol in the desert
Colonel David Stirling with a patrol of Special Air Service (SAS) men in the Middle East. Date: 1944

Background imageParachutists Collection: Packing Parachutes at US Air Fields, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Packing Parachutes at US Air Fields, San Antonio, Texas, USA Date: circa 1942

Background imageParachutists Collection: Cessna U206 Super Skywagon G-BDGL

Cessna U206 Super Skywagon G-BDGL (msn U206-0356), of Wren Aviation, on the scrap dump at Southend Airport, in October 1977

Background imageParachutists Collection: WW2 Christmas Card Illustration

WW2 Christmas Card Illustration
A WW2 Christmas greetings card illustration issued by the directors and staff of dairy companies including Dried Milk Products Limited, Cow & Gate Limited and Home Counties Dairies Limited

Background imageParachutists Collection: Parachute training in a hangar. Date: circa 1960s

Parachute training in a hangar. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageParachutists Collection: RAF parachutists pouring beer while in freefall. Date: 1960s

RAF parachutists pouring beer while in freefall. Date: 1960s

Background imageParachutists Collection: Local Defence Volunteer Force 1940

Local Defence Volunteer Force 1940
Local defence volunteer force turns out to defend towns and villages if German attempt to parachute in Britain. Volunteers wearing two-piece khaki uniforms

Background imageParachutists Collection: A Warm Welcome for Every Parachutist

A Warm Welcome for Every Parachutist
Sixth column strategy: Foresight plans, if London gets invaded by landing Germans dropping from the skies dressed as British civilians they would be collected up by cyclist with tubs of hot boiling

Background imageParachutists Collection: Eusebius Church parachutists, Arnhem, Holland

Eusebius Church parachutists, Arnhem, Holland
The original church was built between 1452 and 1650. During German occupation most of the church bells were, as with many Dutch churches, taken away to be melted down for the German war effort

Background imageParachutists Collection: Liberation of the 1st Town Hall, Benouville, Normandy

Liberation of the 1st Town Hall, Benouville, Normandy
This plaque, on the wall of the Mairie just up the road from what became known as Pegasus Bridge, claims that Liberation came at 2345 hours on 5 June

Background imageParachutists Collection: Vickers Virginia Biplane Aircraft flying in formation - ?

Vickers Virginia Biplane Aircraft flying in formation - ?
Vickers Virginia Biplane Aircraft flying in formation - Empire Air Day Preview at Henlow, UK - Parachute Testing and Dropping with 24 Parachutists

Background imageParachutists Collection: 16th Parachute Brigade training, RAF Abingdon

16th Parachute Brigade training, RAF Abingdon
Soldiers of the 16th Parachute Brigade undergoing training at RAF Abingdon, Oxfordshire. Date: 1962

Background imageParachutists Collection: 16th Parachute Brigade training

16th Parachute Brigade training
Two soldiers of the 16th Parachute Brigade undergoing training. Date: 1962

Background imageParachutists Collection: Sky diver practising in a field

Sky diver practising in a field. Date: circa 1963

Background imageParachutists Collection: Sky diver practising before a show

Sky diver practising before a show. Date: 1965

Background imageParachutists Collection: Two sky divers preparing for a jump

Two sky divers preparing for a jump, with an aeroplane in the background. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageParachutists Collection: RAF parachutists pouring beer

RAF parachutists pouring beer while in freefall. Date: 1960s

Background imageParachutists Collection: WW2 - American paratroopers dropping in over Europe

WW2 - American paratroopers dropping in over Europe - illustration on an American First Day Cover. Date: circa 1943

Background imageParachutists Collection: Plate show parachutists

Plate show parachutists


All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping