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508th Parachute Infantry Regiment: Red Devils : Normandy - Ardennes - Germany (English and French Edition) epub

by Dominique François


508th Parachute Infantry Regiment: Red Devils : Normandy - Ardennes - Germany (English and French Edition) epub

ISBN: 2840481723

ISBN13: 978-2840481720

Author: Dominique François

Category: History

Subcategory: Military

Language: English French

Publisher: Heimdal (July 1, 2003)

Pages: 120 pages

ePUB book: 1306 kb

FB2 book: 1143 kb

Rating: 4.7

Votes: 966

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Start by marking The 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment: Red Devils as Want to Read . This publication follows the paras through Normandy [as far as La Haye du Pui Following the successof the 507th, here is the story of the airborne 508th PIR packed with color illustrations

Start by marking The 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment: Red Devils as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. This publication follows the paras through Normandy, Holland and the Ardennes.

book by Dominique François. Following the successof the 507th, here is the story of the airborne 508th PIR packed with color illustrations. This publication follows the paras through Normandy , Holland and the Ardennes. ISBN13: 9782840481720. Release Date: July 2003.

The 508th Infantry Regiment (508th PIR, 508th AIR, or 508th IR) ("Red Devils" or "Fury from the Sky") is an airborne infantry regiment of the United States Army, first formed in October 1942 during World War II. The 508th is a parent regiment under the .

Items related to 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment: Red Devils : Normandy. Following the successof the 507th, here is the story of the airborne 508th PIR packed with color illustrations

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Dominique Francois is a French military historian specializing in D-Day and the subsequent Normandy campaign. He has written fifteen books on the subject, including Normandy: Breaching the Atlantic Wall (Zenith Press, 2008). His expertise on D-Day is well known throughout France, and he has served as a consultant for the History Channel, NBC, and Inertia Films. He currently lives in Normandy, France. My uncle Louis Pfeifer was a member of the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne.

On the 20th October 1942, the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the US Army was activated at Camp Blanding, Florida. On the 6th June 1944, at 0. 8 hours, the Regiment jumped into the town of Picauville, to begin a series of remarkable and successful missions in France, Holland, the Ardennes and Germany that would result in their being chosen to serve as Honour Guard around Eisenhower's HQ at the end of the Wa. .

508th Parachute Infantry Regiment - Red Devils. 9 October 2014 ·. Some excellent footage of the 325th GIR and 508th in Normandy. 82nd Airborne Division Normandy 1944 World War II.

508th Parachute Infantry Regiment. Flag as Inappropriate. After their success in Normandy, the regiment returned to its billet at Wollaton Park and prepared for its part in Operation Market Garden, jumping on 17 September 1944. Are you certain this article is inappropriate? Excessive Violence Sexual Content Political, Social. 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment. The regiment established and maintained a defensive position over 12,000 yards (11,000 m) in length, with German troops on three sides of their position. They seized a key bridge and prevented its destruction.

Discover ideas about Normandy Invasion. Chalk 17 poses for a photograph before departing for Normandy. 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division Normandy Drop, June 6 1944. This image shows the paratroopers and air crewmen of Pathfinder Team of the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment/82nd Airborne Division on the evening of Monday, June 5, 1944 shortly before taking off to go to France. They are posing in front of aircraft a Douglas C-47A that is in the collection of The National WWII Museum.

Following the successof the 507th, here is the story of the airborne 508th PIR packed with color illustrations.This new work is outstanding, with numerous photos of veterans in action and eye-witness accounts covering such areas as training and also key events such as the death of General Falley. This publication follows the paras through Normandy [as far as La Haye du Puits] , Holland [Nijmegen] and the Ardennes.
Since it prominently displayed letters from and pictures of my uncle Captain William H. Nation, I am heavily influenced in a positive way. I first had a copy of this book 12 or more years ago and misplaced it So was excited to find that I could replace it. The book was dedicated to my uncle who was the Adjutant of the 508th Regiment.

Tom Hartin
This book is an excellant resource for photographs of the 508th PIR during WWII. My only complaints are that the dual lanuguage text (french and english) sometimes has a confusing format and the book is quite short. That being said, if you need photographs of this regiment, this is the place to go.