Army

Paratroopers celebrate 80th birthday with impressive Red Devils display

The British Army's official display team put on a show to mark the landmark occasion.

The Parachute Regiment has celebrated its 80th birthday with a parade, families day and a display by the world-famous Red Devils.

Hundreds of families joined paratroopers past and present and gathered around the parade square at Merville Barracks, Colchester to mark the occasion.

After the parade, the Army's official parachute display team, the Red Devils, put on a show.