The Reports section is for detailed accounts or miscellaneous information connected with any aspect of the 6th Airborne's activity in Germany, which, by their in-depth nature, cannot easily be accommodated on any other part of the site. Some of these reports I shall compile myself, but contributions from external sources are most welcome. Send me an email if you wish to contribute -



The 12th Yorkshire Parachute Battalion in Germany, 24th March - 16th May 1945

Written by Lieutenant-Colonel K.T. Darling


13th Battalion The Parachute Regiment: Luard's Own

Written by Major Ellis "Dixie" Dean MBE, MC, a history of the 13th Parachute Battalion.


Blackjacks at War: WWII & the 53rd Troop Carrier Squadron by Major Steven C. Franklin, USAF

The history of the Squadron which, as part of the 52nd Troop Carrier Group, carried British paratroopers to Arnhem in September 1944.


The History of 591 Antrim Airborne Squadron, Royal Engineers, 6th Airborne Division

Written in 1945 by Major Jack, a comprehensive account of the 591st Parachute Squadron.



Roll of Honour

1st Battalion The Royal Ulster Rifles