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Soldiers Falling From The Sky

The well-written book introduces readers to the concept of parachutes and parachute troops from the time of
Leonardo Da Vinci and Garnerins to Leroux and Irwin, to the Reich in Germany.

It shows parachutists from several countries (even an aircraft being dropped by parachutes) and then
concentrates on the design, manufacture, packing and use of German parachutes.

The book shows and explains Fallschirmj√§ger training, from tumbling on a mat through maneuvers
with live ammunition.

The final pages explain the requirements for becoming a Wehrmacht parachutist
and how to volunteer to join Fallschirmjaeger Regiment 1 in Stendal.

Rare 1st Edition!

Hardcover, Full Linen

  • 112 pages
  • 96 black and white photos

In overall very good condition.
Spine slanted, light shelfwear, name on front pastedown and front free endpaper, occasional (finger)staining, else ok.

All pages are complete and tight in the binding.

Approx/Measurements: 9-1/2" x 6-1/2"  ~1.3 lbs.

by Captain in a Paratrooper Regiment
Published by Guard Publisher B/


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