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Paratroopers of the American 17th Airborne Division catch a ride on top of a British Churchill

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17th Airborne Division paratroopers are pinned down by German fire shortly after landing. One trooper

Allied forces Supreme Commander General Dwight D. Eisenhower speaks with U. Army paratroopers of Easy Company, Parachute Infantry Regiment (Strike) of the ...

Battle Bulge1 — US army signal corps crop.jpg. A member of the 17th Airborne Division is framed in ...

U.S. paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division at the church of Saint-Marcouf, Normandy, June 1944.

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A paratrooper from the American 17th Airborne Division gets a light from a Churchill tank crewman

"Medics from the 17th Airborne in action" on March 24, 1945 (National Archives).

Paratroopers Pvt Robert W Bell (left) and PFC Charles W McCall of the 139th Airborne Engineer Battalion, 17th Airborne Division guard a road leading to the ...

The Paratroopers and Glider men kept active to ease the tension and instill the fighting spirit, heads were shaved and Mohawks cut, the airborne troops were ...

Paratroopers of the U.S. 17th Airborne Division force surrendered German troops to run back along a road to the rear. A British Churchill tank of 6th Guards ...

The two divisions were delivered to the continent in two parachute and six glider missions and suffered 2499 casualties.

With the success of Operation Varsity, the northern route into the industrial heart of Germany was now wide open. The cost, however, had been high.

Despite facing execution if the Germans catch him, a French civilian informs American paratroopers about

On this day in March, 1945, Captain Lewis Nixon, of 506th Parachute Infantry

Paratroopers (inc. RAMC Para Field Ambulance personnel) of the British Army's 1st Airborne

Operation Varsity, March 24, 1945. American paratroopers jumping into Germany//Robert Capa

After Pearl Harbor I was not in a fever to join immediately. The draft age was 21. I thought I should finish school, and by going to college year-round, ...

March American paratroopers on route to their drop-zone, beyond the Rhine River//Robert Capa

U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to Company A, 1st Batallion, 325th Parachute Infantry Regiment,

A Paratrooper from the 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team

Paratroopers of the American Airborne Division inspect the area and warily approach a German Sdkfz 251 half-track they knocked out minutes earlier.

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A Paratrooper from the 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team

The Allied glider pilots and glider infantrymen who took part in Operation Varsity, the war's largest single-day airborne assault, flew into hell ... and ...

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1st Lt. Alex Bobuck, briefs his “stick” from Headquarters Company, 3/506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, during a dry run for the cameras on June 4, 1944.

s 635729810775523098-ARM-82nd-Airborne-72015. Paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division ...

101st Airborne Paratroopers inspect a broken glider.

17th Airborne Division Operation Varsity Robert Capa, Ww2 Pictures, Famous Pictures, D Day

Men of 1st Battalion, 507th PIR of the 17th Airborne Division in the city of La Roche, Belgium, 15 January 1945

One cold day in March when all were shivering and knee-deep in mud, it was announced that the parachute elements of the 17th Airborne Division were being ...

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A Paratrooper from 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team,

Robert Nichols, left, Division Sgt.

The 17th A/B Division - TRIBUTE TO THE 17th AIRBORNE DIVISION. ParatrooperDouglas Dc3Us ...

The Overweight Infantryman

With the success of Operation Varsity, the northern route into the industrial heart of Germany was now wide open. The cost, however, had been high.

American Paratroopers of the 17th Airborne Division move along a trench following their jump for Operation

Men of No 3 Platoon, 'R' Company, 1st Parachute Battalion, 1st

One of D-Day's lesser known battles was also one of its fiercest.

This is a very nice original 550th Glider Infantry Battalion DI. The DI is marked A.H. DONDERO INC. WASH. D.C. Sterling. This is a very hard DI to ...

35000 paratroopers and glider troops of the British 1st Airborne Division, the U.S. 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions and the Polish 1st Independent ...

PFC Nelson Bryant from 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division pauses for a photograph

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The 17th Airborne was to land in the southern portion of the XVIII Airborne Corps zone, and the British 6th Airborne was headed for the northern portion.

In the mountains around Seillans-Callian several small groups of American and British paratroopers, orphaned by the departure of their parent units, ...

82nd Airborne paratroopers.

U.S. Army Paratroopers rest following sustained airborne training in preparation for a static line jump as

With the soldier's load growing beyond the bounds of reason, and the Army set to replace the M4 Carbine in some units with the new Interim Combat Service ...

Paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division board heavy trucks on Jonkerstraat, which will take them on an 18 hour ride to Camp Mourmelon near Reims in ...

Myself and others from @gi4445living_history_group gear up ready for the jump. This picture was

Two US soldiers from the 505 PIR of the 82nd Airborne Division taking a break after

British paratrooper of the 8th Parachute Battalion armed with the Sten gun wearing the airborne forces steel helmet and the Denison Smock (1943).

Paratroopers from 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment conduct a training patrol alongside British paratroopers

Womens 82nd Airborne Division - Proud Paratrooper Veteran Tshirt Medium Black

This is a very nice original screw back 17th Airborne Division paratrooper sweetheart pin. This is a really cool item, and definitely something you don't ...

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While soldiers behind them guard a road junction near Wesel, Goldie Goldman (left)

Lance Cpl. Noel Boyland, from Caseyville, Ill. eats an MRE | U.S.

A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopter assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division conducts an

While the rest of the U.S. was watching Super Bowl 50, hundreds of Airborne Artillerymen

According to U.S. Army Major General James 'Jumping Jim' Gavin, the British had captured the German manual for paratrooper ...

Military News Roundup: Drunk and Naked in the Woods from What a Hell of a Way to Die on RadioPublic

History of the 9th German Paratroopers Regiment, part of the 3rd German Paratroopers Division as described by one of their NCO's.

... Airborne Division to Normandy. First Lieutenant Albert L. Stephens (left of center) leads Headquarters Company, 3rd

Moment of Truth - hitting the silk at 1200 feet.

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A U.S. Army Soldier from the 82nd Airborne Division takes a moment to catch some rest

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The 74 ton “Megatron” Challenger 2 with the TES armor and electronic warfare upgrades

This is a very nice original 17th Airborne Division DI. The pin is in nice used condition. This DI is a real beauty.

Meanwhile in the Far East, Japanese paratroopers of the Teishin Dan (Raiding Brigade) together with Japanese Navy marine paratroopers were being used in the ...

The Paratroopers and Glider men kept active to ease the tension and instill the fighting spirit, heads were shaved and Mohawks cut, the airborne troops were ...

A young paratrooper of the 1st Battalion 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division rests

PARATROOPERS OF THE 101ST AIRBORNE MOVING UP TO BASTOGNE

2nd Battalion officers, Tunisia, 26 December 1942.

BOB tour

A Paratrooper from 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team,

General James M. Gavin and the 82nd Airborne Division became legendary during World War II. By Michael Hull

Silver Army Airborne Wings Rectangular Hitch Cover

Paratroopers Static Line Jump From C-17

Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division take a well earned break from the fighting in Normandy

( Left Picture ) Yours truly on MP traffic control duty at Yamoto Drop Zone during a jump. We stopped all moving traffic around the DZ during a jump to ...

Link in Bio. World War Two 17th Airborne Division Uniform/Footlocker