Airborne Brigade, Staff.

April 23, 1941

Updated September 05, 2004


    In landing actions two battalions made parachute operational group and two other battalions - glider operational group. Their separate platoons also were uniting forming companies: Signals, bicycle-recon, machine-gun; mortar and artillery batteries.

    The latter group together with AT battery and AA company of brigade, was transmitted to landing party.

Corps landing party was forming based on corps artillery regimen and tank battalion. Being distributed among brigades each such a group included artillery battalion (regular battalion of a corps artillery regiment plus 45mm guns of brigades and battalions), tank company (regular company of corps tank battalion), mortar company and antiaircraft company (both of brigade subordination)