1. Introduction - The Mediterranean Campaign and disagreements over Southern France.


2. Operation Dragoon - The invasion plan and the German defences.


3. 1st Airborne Task Force - A history of the units which formed the task force.


4. Operation Rugby - The Airborne plan.


5. Preparations - Training for the operation in June and July 1944.


6. Operation Albatross - Take-off and the drop of the 2nd Parachute Brigade in Southern France on the 15th August 1944.


7. The 2nd Parachute Brigade - The advance of the Brigade towards its objectives.


8. The Americans - The experience of the 509th Parachute Infantry Battalion and the 517th Parachute Infantry Regiment.


9. The Fayence Parties - Scattered paratroopers attempt to reach the drop zone.


10. Bluebird, Canary and Dove - The arrival of the second, third and fourth lifts.


11. The Invasion - The landing of the 3rd, 36th and 45th Infantry Divisions.


12. Le Muy - The attack of the 550th Glider Infantry Battalion on the 16th August 1944.


13. Mopping Up - The consolidation and expansion of the 1st Airborne Task Force's area from the 16th to the 18th August 1944.


14. Relief - The arrival of the 36th Infantry Division and the 2nd Parachute Brigade's movements before its return to Italy.


15. The Champagne Campaign - A summary of the campaign in Southern France.


16. Analysis - A reflection on the success of Operation Dragoon and the role of the 1st Airborne Task Force.


17. Postscript - The forgotten 2nd Parachute Brigade.