Parachute Regiment

Parachute Regiment
(also infml the Paras)
a section of the British army, started in 1940, which is trained in the use of parachutes. They are known for being a very strong and controlled fighting force, and for the red berets (= military caps) they wear.
See also Red Devils.

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