Soldiers from 3 Para Parachute from a Hercules Aircraft
Paratroopers descend to earth from a Royal Air Force Hercules aircraft during a demonstration of their skills.
Over 120 troops from A Company, 3 PARA, ( 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment) demonstrated their skills to forty NATO Defence Attaches as part of the Airborne Task Force.
The attaches watched as the Para's deployed out of two C130 Hercules aircraft flying at 800 feet above the Everleigh Dropping Zone (DZ) on Salisbury Plain. The Exercise, named EAGLES FLIGHT, included Helicopter assaults and Rapid Air Landings at South Cerney airfield.
3 PARA's main role along with 5th Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland, is to train as part of the British Army's rapid reaction force.
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Queen Charlotte's Maternity Hospital And Midwifery Training School, Goldhawk Road, Hammersmith And Fulham, Greater London. Midwives leaving the hospital on motorised bicycles carrying analgesia apparatus. Photographed for the Topical Press Agency Ltd in July 1939.
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Construction of the Forth Bridge, on the Firth of Forth at Queensferry in Lothian, 23rd June 1888. The steel cantilever construction was designed by John Fowler and Benjamin Baker to carry a double-track railway line and a road over the river. When it was completed in 1890 it was the longest bridge of its kind. (Photo by Alex Inglis/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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