Joseph "Joe" O'BRIEN was born on the 23rd of august 1923,
Attached to F company 517th parachute infantry regiment, Joe was the first 517th paratrooper killed in action on Southern France "D" day by a German machine gun at German head quarter Le Serre between La Motte, Le Mitan and Le Muy on the first hour.
Joe O'BRIEN was Gary L DAVIS and Gene FRICE best friend. A young funny man full of energy and with a unforgatable sense of humor.
Joe is burried at Golden Gate National cemetery, San Mateo, California.
Ci dessus, la tombe de Joseph O'BRIEN, et une photo "Band of Brothers" les frères d'armes, Gene FRICE, Gary DAVIS et Joe O'BRIEN.(1943 USA)