Airbone forces are the soldiers that are inserted into battle by parachuting and riding gliders into battle. German forces first used paratroopers in an airborne invasion of Denmark and Norway in 1940. German paratroopers under General Kurt Student defeated a larger Allied garrison depsite taking heavy losses in May 1941. Allied forces used paratroopers to the support offensives in the European area during the Sicily offense D-day, Operation Overlord, Operation Market Garden, and crossing the Rhine.
Airbone requires highest amount industrial capacity (double IC and time than the infanty unit) and time of all infantry units. This field needs to be researched. The best use of airborne units to quickly capture underdefended or undefended key provinces and support offensive operations of other units.
|Historical Years||1939 to 1951|
|Main Specialties|| Artillery|
|Main Effects||Airborne Division|
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