ARTICLES AVEC LE TAG : "combat"



Veterans · 02 janvier 2022
Né aux Arcs le 13 Avril 1921, il est le frère ainé de Joseph SOLDI. Ensembles ils seront recrutés par le commandant BLANC, et deviendrons des combattants volontaires de la résistance locale sous l'égide du mouvement COMBAT. Ils habitaient tous deux à la ferme familiale des Cognasses au Sud des Arcs, il prendra part avec son frère et le groupe local a des actions de sabotage des voies ferrées.

Veterans · 14 novembre 2021
Louis AUDIBERT est né aux Arcs sur Argens le 05 septembre 1909 aux Arcs. Coiffeur de profession, il est contacté dès novembre 1942 par les chefs de la résistance locale sous l'égide de l'A.S.(armée secrète ). De part son magasin au boulevard Gambetta, qui restera ouvert sous l'occupation , il est convenu qu'il servira de boite à lettres pour le les membres du mouvement "Combat". Les vas et viens des civils ne pouvant ainsi pas être intrigués par les troupes d'occupation. C'est Alors...

Veterans · 02 août 2021
Famille CHARRIER - Les Arcs : Une famille dans la résistance. Fernande : Une femme de l'ombre restée dans l'ombre .. "j'avais 30 ans, Je n'ai jamais osé demander une reconnaissance du gouvernement car je pensai que seuls les hommes résistants en avaient le droit..." Nous sommes heureux d' avoir pu retrouver le dossier de cette résistante du mouvement "Combat" et par cet article pouvoir lui rendre hommage. Fernande Andrée CHARRIER est née aux Arcs le 16 février 1912. Le 04 janvier 1936,...

In Memoriam · 14 juin 2021
William SPEARS is born in Pensylvania in 1925 and served with the 517th Infantry Parachute Combat Team - "C" Company as a Sergent. The night of December 15-16, the Germans launched their last big counter attack during that unusually harsh winter. Three German armored divisions attacked weakened allied positions in the Ardennes region of Belgium and Luxemburg. The attack achieved surprise, and they broke through our lines. Due to the severe weather, our aircraft were grounded, and air support...

In Memoriam · 10 juin 2021
Bruno BARAGLIA is born in Connecticut in 1925 and was a member of company "C" of the 517th Parachute Infantry Regiment. The night of December 15-16, the Germans launched their last great offensive during that unusually harsh winter. Three German armored divisions attacked weakened allied positions in the Ardennes region of Belgium and Luxemburg. The attack achieved surprise, and they broke through our lines. Due to the severe weather, our aircraft were grounded, and air support and supplies...

In Memoriam · 07 juin 2021
William Franklin BALDWIN was born on June 13, 1924 in San Antonio, Texas. Technician 5th grade within the 517th Parachute Infantry Regiment, in the "Hq" company of the 1st battalion. He was killed on August 16, 1944, barely a day after the start of the airborne operation in the south of France. Even if the circumstances of his death are unknown, everything suggests that he was killed during the German counter offensive in Les Arcs sur Argens, a counter offensive which aimed to retake the...

In Memoriam · 07 juin 2021
Edgar ATTEBERY was born on June 9, 1924, and enlisted in the state of Washington. He is a sergeant in the 517th Parachute Infantry Regiment, in company D. He will be killed in action on the front line in the Maritime Alps on September 27, 1944. at the age of 20.

In Memoriam · 07 juin 2021
Harry Donald ALLINGHAM was born August 17, 1917, in Michigan. 1st Lieutenant in company D of the 517th Parachute Infantry Regiment, he will be killed on Christmas Eve, December 24, 1944, in Soy, Belgium during the Ardennes offensive. . The objective of this attack was to capture and establish defensive positions on the Soy / Hotton road. The 1st battalion will accomplish its mission in two days of hard fighting and at the cost of heavy losses.

In Memoriam · 07 juin 2021
Marion L. ADAMS is born October 4th , 1917 in Kenton, Kentucky. He enlisted in the army May 26, 1943 in Louisville, Kentucky as a private. He formerly worked as electrician. He is killed by a mine explosion November 28th, 1944 after 18 months in service as part of the 460th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion.

In Memoriam · 07 juin 2021
Pfc James L Baney enlisted in the United States Army Airborne forces to 1943. He had attended school at Niagara District before entering the service. He was employed at the Acheson Graphite company. He received his military training at Camp Bennett, Texas, and Fort Benning, Georgia and went overseas from Maryland. He served overseas for 11 months in 5 campaigns: Rome Italy, Southern France, Rhineland, Ardennes, Central Europe. On the 4th of February his column moved out by truck convoy, and...

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