9th June 1943: Paratroopers and folding motorcycles

Airborne soldiers retrieve folding motorcycles or 'Welbikes' from equipment containers, Bulford. © IWM (H 30628)

“The Welbike was the smallest motorcycle ever used by the British Armed Forces. 3,641 were built and some issued to the British 1st and 6th Airborne Divisions.”

- Wikipedia

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