For King and Country is the first in a series of in-depth studies which will cover the uniforms, equipment, insignia, weapons, vehicles, and personal items of the British and Commonwealth soldier of World War II. This initial volume covers the British Airborne soldier of the 1st and 6th Airborne Divisions, and the 1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade. With over 540 color recreation, and detail photos and over 65 unpublished war era black and white photographs, the complete airborne rig is covered in great detail. For King and Country brings to life the British Airborne soldier as never before. Each branch of the Airborne is covered: included are the paratroops, glider troops, divisional and administrative departments, and the glider pilots, as well as those liaison and attached troops. For King and Country is an essential reference for any military enthusiast, collector, reenactor, modeler, and veteran.