1st Allied Airborne Army

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1ST ALLIED AIRBORNE ARMY

Active : August 1944 - 1945.

Coat of arms (crest) of the 1st Allied Airborne Army

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The Winged Number 1 alludes to the Airborne role and the Number of the Unit. The Army Concisted of the US XVIII Airborne Corps (three later four Airborne Divisions) and the British 1st Airborne Corps (two British Airborne Divisions and a Independent Polish Parachute Brigade).


Literature: Image from Wikimedia Commons.