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14th Airlanding Brigade (United Kingdom)
Country Great Britain
Branch British Indian Army
Pakistan Army
Service history
Active 1944 - 1947 and onward
Role Glider Infantry
Size Brigade
Part of 44th Indian Airborne Division
Commanders
Insignia

The 14th Airlanding Brigade was a formation of the British Indian Army and then the Pakistan Army. It was formed from the British 14th Infantry Brigade on 1 November 1944, and was initially part of the 44th Airborne Division. Initially the brigade included 4/6th Rajputana Rifles, 2nd Black Watch, 2nd King's Own Royal Regiment, and 6/16th Punjab Regiment. During the Second World War it was commanded by Brigadier Thomas Brodie and later Brigadier F.W. Gibb.

Later as part of 2 Indian Airborne Division, the brigade headquarters was transferred to the Pakistan Army.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Conboy, Elite Forces of India and Pakistan, p.14

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