Friday, May 29, 2015
Posts tagged with "paratrooper"
US Senator Howard Cannon remembered for D-Day role as Co-Pilot of a C-47
May 27, 2015
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...
Amazing story! Paratrooper’s D-Day mission aborted when Germans captured him and comrades
Dec 15, 2014
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 the man of strong will
Nov 27, 2014
Second World War veteran paratrooper Bill made his final jump at the age of 93. Bill is a man of strong will whose target...
“I would say there was a dead or wounded soldier every 6 or 8 feet. It was pitiful,”
Aug 23, 2014
All Jim Livaudais has left from his service with the 82nd Airborne are his garrison cap, his decorations displayed in a shadow box and...
War Through the Eyes of a Veteran’s Family
Jun 9, 2014
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...
101st Airborne paratrooper recalls WWII days in Europe
Jun 1, 2014
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...
Painful Experience with Artillery Shell Recalled
May 24, 2014
A veteran of the Second World War who was directly struck by an artillery shell remembers his experience quite clearly. The man is Leslie...
93 – year old paratrooper gets one last jump
Apr 17, 2014
Bill is a 93 year old Airborne Paratrooper WWII Veteran. He constantly amazes friends and family with his resolve and ability to accomplish goals...
101st Airborne Paratrooper Turned Writer: Herbert Eggie Tells His Story
Dec 9, 2013
Herbert Eggie and the 20 paratroopers under his command looked down through the open door of the plane as it soared above the drop...
Walter Morris Was the Sergeant of the First All-Black Parachute Battalion.
Nov 1, 2013
Walter Morris was one of the first black paratroopers during WWII. As an original member of an all-black 555th Parachute Infantry Company.The 555th Parachute...
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