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The WWII Paratrooper Project

Paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division land on their drop zone in Holland during Operation Market-Garden on September 17, 1944.

US paratroopers (who could be with the 101st if you go on the one guy’s helmet marker) with a German Shepard puppy, sometime before Market-Garden

Once Upon A Time In War

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A US Army paratrooper helping out a local family with their belongings

101st Airborne taking a rest near the medic tents

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The city of Bastogne under siege of the Luftwaffe during the Battle of the Bulge

Paratroopers prepping for Market-Garden

Paratroopers of the 3rd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne Division, enroute to Sicily on July 8, 1943.

US Army - Quiet before the Storm

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A trooper in the 505th PIR (of the 82nd Airborne) riding the horse he found down Cape Wool Street in Sainte-Mère-Église.

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Ed Tipper (in the foreground) with an unknown soldier

l-r: Forrest Guth, Floyd Talbert, John Eubanks, unknown, Francis Mellet on D Day

Commander of the 101st Airborne Division talks to the paratroopers on the eve of Operation Overlord, AKA D-Day.

Burr Smith and Skip Muck at Fort Bragg 1943

Dick Winters (facing the camera in the back) teaching his soldiers to pack their parachutes. Skip Muck is the man on the right looking at the camera.

Screaming Eagles, apparently Bill Guarnere is the 2nd man from the right

American paratroopers meet children in Carentan, France on June 15, 1944

WWII First-Aid Dressing, field brown $14.99

WWII Carlisle Bandage, in O.D. tin $14.99