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    The WWII Paratrooper Project


    The WWII Paratrooper Project

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

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    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

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    Operation Market Garden 17 September 1944

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

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    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

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    Paratroopers prepping for Market-Garden

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

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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

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

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

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    Burr Smith and Skip Muck at Fort Bragg 1943

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    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.

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    Forrest Guth and Floyd Talbert with locals on D-day morning

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    Lester Hashey (1925-2002)

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    Easy Company, 3rd Platoon, near Carentan.

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    101st Paratroopers at Bastogne.

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

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

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    The 101st Airborne in Eindhoven

    War makes monsters of men.

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    U.S. 82nd Airborne

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    American paratrooper, 1945 by Robert Capa.

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    WWII First-Aid Dressing, field brown $14.99

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

    WWII Carlisle Bandage, in O.D. tin

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