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paratrooper

The Victoria Cross is the United Kingdom’s highest military honor and one of the most esteemed recognitions for gallantry in combat in the global...

For much of the last 70 years, someone who fought for both America and Russia might bring to mind some Cold War espionage, a...

While many think that men who serve in war would be ecstatic to finally come home, that is not the case with some. During...

The first UK soldier to put his feet on French soil during the D-Day landings has died at the age of 95.Lieutenant Norman Poole...

The first UK soldier to put his feet on French soil during the D-Day landings has died at the age of 95.Lieutenant Norman Poole...

US Senator Howard Cannon who died recently has found to have played a crucial role as a paratrooper in the D-Day invasion of France during...

Paul Demciak spent roughly four months on the European continent in 1944 — plenty of time to produce a lifetime’s worth of harrowing experiences....

Bill

Second World War veteran paratrooper Bill made his final jump at the age of 93. Bill is a man of strong will whose target...

All Jim Livaudais has left from his service with the 82nd Airborne are his garrison cap, his decorations displayed in a shadow box and...

veteran’s family

Beth Harpaz has been a member of a veteran’s family her entire life. Her father, David Jackendoff, was one of thousands of soldiers who...

Don't tell Charles Hamm, World War II paratrooper, that Nazi concentration camps where millions were killed during the war didn't exist. The 89-year-old Hamm...

artillery shell

A veteran of the Second World War who was directly struck by an artillery shell remembers his experience quite clearly. The man is Leslie...