18th March 1944: A soldier watches the signal light above his head as he waits to jump from the plane during parachute drill. Original Publication: Picture Post - 1599 - Paratroops - pub. 1944 (Photo by Haywood Magee/Picture Post/Getty Images)
World War II Paratroopers Landing on Corregidor - U752049ACME - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. Paratroopers of the 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment land on the rocky terrain of Corregidor Island. They are on a mission to drive Japanese troops from the small Philippine island.