ARTICLES AVEC LE TAG : "Killed in action"



In Memoriam · 29 janvier 2020
Arthur SHERMAN was part of the 517th parachute infantry regiment , attached to the "F" comapny. he have been killed in action during an attack of the Hill 1098 in the maritimes Alps, along the Italian Border just about a month after he touched the soil of France on the 15th of august 1944. On the 18th of september, at about a hundred meters of the top of the hill elevation 1098, "F" company launched a attack to a german observation post , on the on, the germans O.P have time to call the pillbox...

In Memoriam · 29 janvier 2020
Private, U.S. Army Service # 35218224 517th Parachute Infantry Regimental Combat Team Entered the Service from: Ohio Died: 12-Sep-44 Buried at: Plot D Row 1 Grave 16 Rhone American Cemetery Draguignan, France Awards: Purple Heart James PACEY have been killed in action during the fights of the Hill 1098, the 12 of September 1944. His friend Ray HESS remember that James have been killed by a bullet while occupying an outpost the germans attacked on hill 1098.

In Memoriam · 08 janvier 2020
Shortly after landing, he died in terrible circumstances at the three-well electricity pylon, on the heights North of Les Arcs, near the hamlet of Nouradons. Danny was in one of the 1st battalion stick landed out of his drop zone, scatered north West. After daylight, the small group was on the way south, dawn to Les Arcs, following the electric line North south. In order of the high ranker officer in charge of the group, thinking that this line was a telephone one, Daniel Fisher climbed the...

In Memoriam · 07 janvier 2020
On this morning of 7 January 1945, the men of the 551st parachute battalion were next charged with taking the village of Rochelinval, Belgium, along the Salm River. While victorious in capturing Rochelinval and eliminating the last German bridgehead for over 10 miles (16 km) on the Salm River, the unit was virtually eliminated, having suffered more than 85% casualties. Relieved on 9 January 1945, of the 643 men who entered the battle on 3 January, only 14 Officers and 96 men remained. "Nowhere...

In Memoriam · 25 septembre 2018
Tuée rue nationale d'un éclat dans la tête le 16 Aout 1944.

In Memoriam · 18 octobre 2017
WILLIAMS John Rank : Corporal Service number : 4208945 Regiment : 6th Parachute Battalion Date of death : August 15, 1944 Note from Dough MARKHAM : Whilst parachuting into France, a friend of mine, the Corporal John WILLIAMS had the misfortune to land in a tree where he was shot by the ennemy as he was hanging there. John was only twenty-one years old.

In Memoriam · 18 octobre 2017
THOMAS Gwilym John Rank : Corporal Service number : 1202317 Regiment : 6th Parachute Battalion Date of death : August 15, 1944 Note : Place of death unknown

In Memoriam · 18 octobre 2017
STEWART Arthur Rank : Lieutenant Service number : Regiment : 4th Parachute Battalion Date of death : August 15, 1944 Note : Killed in action during the attack of the Castle Les Serres. See more... His grave kept the insignia of his first unit, the York and Lancaster Regiment.

In Memoriam · 18 octobre 2017
RODGERS Herbert Rank : Lance Serjeant Service number : 2937177 Regiment : 5th Parachute Battalion Date of death : August 17, 1944 Note : Killed in action during the attack of the german convoy on the road Grasse / Draguignan. See more...

In Memoriam · 18 octobre 2017
STEVENSON Leonard Rank : Private Service number : 5783995 Regiment : 6th Parachute Battalion Date of death : August 17, 1944 Note : Killed in action during the attack of the german convoy in the road Grasse / Draguignan. See more...

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