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  • paratroop — /par euh troohp /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a paratrooper or a parachute unit: paratroop boots. n. 2. paratrooper. [1935 40; back formation from PARATROOPER] * * * …   Universalium

  • paratroop — par•a•troop [[t]ˈpær əˌtrup[/t]] adj. 1) mil of or pertaining to paratroopers: paratroop boots[/ex] 2) mil paratroops, a unit of paratroopers; paratroopers collectively • Etymology: 1935–40; back formation from paratrooper …   From formal English to slang

  • paratroop — n. (attrib.) of or consisting of paratroops (paratroop regiment) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Paratroop Training Unit RAAF — The Paratroop Training Unit (RAAF) (PTU) was a unit of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) during World War II, which served as the instruction centre for recruitment and training of the Australian Army paratroopers. Formed in 1942, an advanced …   Wikipedia

  • paratroop — noun A company of paratroopers …   Wiktionary

  • paratroop — pærÉ™truːp n. parachutist, skydiver, one who jumps from aircraft and floats to earth using a parachute adj. pertaining to paratroops, of an infantry unit that is trained to parachute from planes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • paratroop — para·troop …   English syllables

  • paratroop instructor — one who teaches new parachuting soldiers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 63rd Paratroop Battalion — Infobox Military Unit unit name=72nd Reconnaissance commando Battalion caption= colors=blue, and white type=Paratroop branch=Special Brigade dates= Since 14th October 1944 country=Serbia current commander= Major.Nenad Bulatović garrison=Nis The… …   Wikipedia

  • Airborne forces — Airborne Military parachuting or gliding form of inserting personnel or supplies. Purpose Delivering personnel, equipment, or supplies. Origins Attributed to Italian troops on November 1927. [ Parachutist Badge awarded by the United States Army… …   Wikipedia

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