ARTICLES AVEC LE TAG : "glider"



In Memoriam · 23 juin 2022
Clarence OLSON was born July 23rd, 1910 in Galesburg, Knox County, Illinois. He is killed in action October 1st, 1944 in the maritimes Alps as part of the 602nd Glider Field Artillery Battalion.

In Memoriam · 23 juin 2022
Arthur LUPONE was one of the three artillery forward observers of "A" Battery, 602nd Glider Field Artillery Battalion who was killed in Col de la Madone, in the Maritims Alps. Their Jeep Drove over a Tellermine.

In Memoriam · 23 juin 2022
Louis LESMEISTER was one of the three artillery forward observers of "A" Battery, 602nd Glider Field Artillery Battalion who was killed in Col de la Madone, in the Maritims Alps. Their Jeep Drove over a Tellermine.

In Memoriam · 23 juin 2022
Louis GREEN was one of the three artillery forward observers of "A" Battery, 602nd Glider Field Artillery Battalion who was killed in Col de la Madone, in the Maritims Alps. Their Jeep Drove over a Tellermine.




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 · 28 juin 2020
The 887th Engineer Company was one of the great but virtually unknow outfit of World war tow. Constituted on the 25 of august 1942, in the Army of the United States from men of Company B, 871st Airborne Engineer Battalion. It was officially activated 1 September 1942 at Westover Field, Massachusetts . The company left Westover by train at 9am on the 7th of october 1942, to Langley field Virginia. On the 15th of October the Company left United States at Chesapeare bay by ship on USS Florence...

Musée virtuel · 02 juin 2020
Après le second conflit mondial, des tonnes d'équipement militaire de l'armée américaine sont restés sur les champs de bataille. La plupart ont étés détruits mais beaucoup ont étés utilisés par la population civile. Très peu ont survécus après plus de 75 ans. Cette histoire commence en août 1944 lorsque Pierrot, un jeune garçon français de douze ans d'un petit village du sud de la France, jouait après l'école dans les planeurs qui venaient atterris dans les vignobles autour...

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