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British Paras - Red Devils (19)

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Few divisions in the British Army have earned such a valorous reputation so quickly as the Parachute Division. Known as the Red Devils by the Germans for their trademark maroon beret and dogged fighting ability, the British airborne force grew into a force to be reckoned with, whether delivered by Dakota aircraft, Horsa glider or as a front line shock troops.

Drawn from all over Britain, the volunteers established an awesome reputation for daring and sheer bloody-mindedness, culminating in their heroic but, ultimately, doomed defence of Arnhem bridge in Holland.

Simply put the British Paras are widely believed to be the best infantry regiment in the world.

Although comparatively lightly-armed, British Paras could dish it out and would not hesitate to close to hand-to-hand fighting if needs be, screaming their warcries as they went.

Box contains 20 metal figures - 1 officer and 2 paratroopers HQ team, 10-man section (NCO and 3 men with Sten guns, 4 men with rifles, 2-man Bren gun LMG team), 2-man 2-inch light mortar team, 2-man PIAT team and Vickers medium machine gun team. Also includes a full-colour waterslide decal sheet!

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