Re: 6th Airbourne Division
By Malcolm February 06, 2003 at 10:08:12
6th Airborne were used on D Day to secure the bridges of the Orne and what is now called Pegasus Bridge.
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They were not involved in Arnhem but were used on 23rd March 45 with 17th US Airborne to take the far bank of the Rhine.
A famous ex soldier of the 6th was the actor Richard Todd who appeared in the film ' The Longest Day ' as his commanding officer of the time.