THE POLISH ARMY IN BRITAIN, 1940-1947 (H 14159) A demonstration of the 4th Cadre Rifle Brigade (future 1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade) training followed by an exercise in which fully trained paratroops were used, was witnessed by General Wladyslaw Sikorski, the C-in-C of the Polish Armed Forces. The first course of training is teaching the correct way of landing. This is taught by means of trainee paratroops jumping from a parachute t… Copyright: © IWM. Original Source: http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205302629

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Jumping Tower for the Training of Polish Parachute Troops at Largo, Fife (Art.IWM ART LD 3147) image: A training tower for parachutists with a figure hanging from a parachute attached to the upper
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