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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...

Veterans · 10 décembre 2019
Page Under construction : Richard FIELD was born in Liberty on august 20th 1924 . In 1943, he was volonteer for airborne training in the US. Army. He was affected to company B of the 551st parachute infantry battalion , went throught basic training and was sent with his unit to Fort Kobbe on november 23rd 1943 in the Panama canal zone.In august 1943, back to united stades he was sent to Camp Mackall, North Carolina until march 1944. He got differents airborne and military training including...


In Memoriam · 13 février 2019
George "Tex" C. JACKSON was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He was the son of a career army officer and in his youth with his family he traveled the world. He was the oldest, and had tow sisters, Mary Ann, and Jeanne. At a nearly age he learned to fight because he was Always a stranger in a new town and he eventualy became a boxer. He had friends from every colors in a age that was frowned upon and was blessed of many tallents, he exelled in every sport he played, taught himself to play guitar, ,...