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Parachute Regiment Cap Badge
The military cap badge of the Parachute Regiment represents an elite fighting force of the British Army
On 22 June 1940 Winston Churchill called for the formation of an elite Corps of troops, the Parachute Regiment.
Churchill wanted a corps of at least 5,000 parachute troops and a Parachute Training School was established at Ringway Airport near Manchester.
No 2 Commando was chosen for the first training in parachute duties
The Regiment wore the maroon beret and the nickname”red devils” was given by the enemy forces during fierce fighting in North Africa.
The Parachute Regiment was involved in many great battles during the war and won numerous awards for bravery.
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