🇬🇧 British paratroopers from 3rd Battalion, …

🇬🇧 British paratroopers from 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment (3 PARA) advance towards the old town section of central Basra on the 7th of April, 2003, whilst a 7.62mm L7A2 GPMG gunner provides suppressive fire. Their objective was to clear paramilitaries and Fedayeen fighters from the city’s old town. [Photo & Caption via Philip’s Military Helmets on Facebook] #history #iraqwar #uk #british #army
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