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History of the 82nd Airborne Division.

Originally Pinned by Jeff Guyer: History of the Airborne Division. To my Father - thank you for serving, he is proud veteran of the Airborne

Battle of the Bulge - 82nd Airborne

Tanks and Infantrymen of the Airborne Division, Company G, Tank Battalion, Regiment, push through the snow towards their objective in Belgium. First Army near Herresbach. (Battle of the Bulge).

A trooper of 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, U.S. 82nd Airborne Division, poses for his photograph at Molenhoek, an objective south of Nijmegen on the Maas-Waal Canal (Operation Market-Garden) 1944.

A trooper of Parachute Infantry Regiment, U. Airborne Division, poses for his photograph at Molenhoek, an objective south of Nijmegen on the Maas-Waal Canal (Operation Market-Garden)

82nd Airborne Division paratroopers in Tunisia prior to the invasion of Sicily - July 1943

Airborne Division paratroopers in Tunisia prior to the invasion of Sicily - July 1943

Troopers of the 82nd Airborne prior to Operation Market-Garden

Members of the Airborne Division prior to the Holland invasion. Photo courtesy of Mary Martin and Troy Wynne - From Donald D.

82nd Airborne members check their equipment before boarding a 442nd Troop Carrier Group C-47 bound for Drop Zone "T" near St. Mere Eglise in Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. The 442nd Troop Carrier Group launched 45 C-47s with approximately 20 soldiers in each aircraft. Saved from 442fw.afrc.af.mil

Airborne members check their equipment before boarding a Troop Carrier Group bound for Drop Zone "T" near St. Mere Eglise in Normandy on D-Day, June The Troop Carrier Group launched 45 with approximately 20 soldiers in each aircraft.

An anonymous Sargent of the 82nd Airborne eating somewhere in Sicily

An anonymous Sargent of the Airborne eating somewhere in Sicily ~ note: the knife / brass knuckles, strapped to his boot.

January 01, 1973 License U.S. soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division in the mountains above Hue, Vietnam 1973.

January 01, 1973 License U.S. soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division in the mountains above Hue, Vietnam 1973.

82nd Airborne, liberators of Nazi concentration camps in WWII. Proudly stationed in NC.

Airborne, liberators of Nazi concentration camps in WWII. Proudly stationed in NC.

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