The following photographs have all been taken from a collection belonging to Douglas Alfred Watkins, a paratrooper from an unknown battalion of the 6th Airborne Division, but by the locations they show it is probable that he was in the 3rd Parachute Brigade.

 

Douglas Alfred Watkins Possibly a training exercise in Yorkshire Paratroopers preparing to board a C-47

General

 

Luneberg Heath, late April 1945 Luneberg Heath, late April 1945

Luneberg

 

Wismar, May 1945 Wismar, May 1945 Wismar, May 1945 Wismar, May 1945 Wismar, May 1945

Wismar, May 1945

Wismar