ARTICLES AVEC LE TAG : "Le Muy"



Veterans · 29 août 2020
After landing he took part to the liberation of Le Muy and then moved East, along the coast. to Frejus, then Grasse, the Var river valley, and moved north along the italian border to the Gorges de Daluis to arrived end of september in the area of Barcelonnette.

Histoire · 01 juillet 2020
The 509th parachute infantry battalion is one of the very first US. Airborne unit in paratroopers history : Originally constituted 14 March 1941 as the 504th Parachute Infantry Battalion (PIB) and activated on 5 October 1941. On 24 of February 1942 the unit moved to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Then , trained with the British 1st Parachute Brigade in England, earned the honorary title "Red Devils", and were authorized to wear the maroon beret. The maroon beret remains an iconic symbol of...

Musée virtuel · 15 juin 2020
Objet de mémoire, mémoire d'objet ... Johnnie Calvin WILDER est né le 7 octobre 1915 à Nelson en Géorgie, de James E WILDER et Nancy Ann WILDER, son père est décédé en 1938. il avait 5 frères et 2 sœurs. Le lien avec le musée Operation-dragoon.com commence le jour où dans une rue de Draguignan, Var, un garage fut nettoyé et toutes les ordures jetées à la poubelle . Par hasard, nous sommes passés dans cette rue et sur le tas de décombres, se trouvait une musette. Après un gros...

Veterans · 01 mai 2020
There is some people you meet one day in your life, and they host a place in your Heart for ever. Charlie and his lovely wife Rena were that kind of people. They came in La Motte and Le Muy, southern France landing zone for the 50th anniversary, August 1994. we spend those days together, trying to locate the place he landed on his glider, places he was , and villages he liberated. Charlie was born on september the 28th 1925, he join the army and was soon volonteer for airborne training....

Veterans · 22 avril 2020
IL est le commandant en chef de l'opération aéroportée de Provence, le père des "Diables rouges". Robert Tryon Frederick est né le 14 mars 1907 à San Francisco. Il a fréquenté la Staunton Military Academy de 1923 à 1924 et la United States Military Academy (USMA) à West Point de 1924 à 1928. Une fois diplômé de West Point, New York, il a été nommé sous-lieutenant du Coast Artillery Corps of the United Armée des États. Il est diplômé du U.S.Army Command and General Staff...

Veterans · 16 février 2020
A brave soldier who was part of the very formation of the Parachute Regiment and served throughout the war as Part of the 4th Battalion with distinction. He was born on 20th February 1925 Wanting to fight for his country when the war broke out he went to the recruiting centre on 21st September 1941 whilst only sixteen years old and stated that he was born in 1923. He enlisted into the London Irish Rifles and almost immediately volunteered for the newly formed Parachute Regiment, then under the...

Veterans · 17 janvier 2020
(Page under construction with courtezy of Spike Nolan daughter Carol and Grand daughter Danielle) James Spike NOLAN, Member of the "B" company, 4th British parachute battalion of the 2nd independent para brigade, part of the First Airborne Task Force division dropped in southern France between villages of La Motte, Le Mitan and Le Muy on Drop Zone "O" at 4.30 am on the 15th of August 1944. The 2nd independent para brigade, was part of the First Airborne Task Force division, the Airborne part of...

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

Veterans · 17 octobre 2017
In the regular army since 1938, Marks spent three years in Honolulu. He went overseas in October, 1943. In 1941, he re-enlisted and was sent to the Panama Canal Zone. After two years there he was transferred to the Caribbean area. He then returned to this country and was sent to Italy and then to Southern France. The 15 of August 1944, Lester and his unit land by glider in the LZ "O" ( Le Mitan ) at 18h30. Two hours after landing the main force was assembled and under control of Lt Col Edward...