in World War II
This section of the World War II History info guide is devoted specifically to the U.S. Army Airborne and other paratroopers of WWII.
- Fascinating, inspiring stories and details about American Airborne heroes who were recognized with the Congressional Medal of Honor.
- The heroics of Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Divison are now famous.
- An introduction to the U.S. Army's elite troops, including the Airborne, glidermen, and 1st Special Service Force.
- A battalion of paratroopers made the first U.S. combat jump of the war in the North African campaign.
- The 82d Airborne Division dropped behind the invasion beaches of Sicily to forestall enemy reaction to the landings.
- Airborne Flags
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- Airborne books from Amazon