History of the 151/156 Battalion The Parachute Regiment

This page is under construction and expected to be live in summer 2020. The aim is to give a detailed account of the battalion from it’s formation in India in 1941 to its ultimate destruction in the woods and streets of Oosterbeek, Holland in 1944.

Col John Waddy’s topi flash (image courtesy of John O’Reilly)
Background image 156 soldiers in 1943 (courtesy of Alastair Hill)