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I am presently collating and researching information about the 82nd & 101st Airborne Division and their involvement in the landings in Normandy on D-Day 6th June 1944. In February of 1951 I volunteered for Ranger trainning in Ft. Went to Korea in May of 1951 as a Ranger replacement but was assiged to the 937th F. Name: Ray Kimbrell From: Fayetteville, NC (Home of The Abn) Time: 2000-02-07 Comments: I jumped the C-124 several times and it was often that I was sent upstairs, on the way out you had your static line in your hand and had to hook up on the way to the door, this got your adrenelin going. Stayed until Sep 1958 , then To 101st Abn Div at Ft Campbell KY Joined SF in June 1961 , went to Laos, back to Bragg , then Germany in the 10th SFG and back to Bragg for 2 years and retired as SGM E9 in Sep 1969 Name: Nachreiner Mike From: Black River Falls Wi 54615 Time: 2000-02-06 Comments: I was with 318th Arty at ft. " Name: Tracey Diohep From: Time: 2000-02-11 Comments: do you have any other photos of the 504th PIR? My Fiancee's father was a jumper and we don't really have any of his records or photos (destroyed in a fire). It would mean the world to him if he could have a photo of his dad. It was strange being a Vetran, and not being able to buy beer (legally) till my birthday in September Any E-mail from others is welcome. Time: 2000-02-10 Comments: To whom it may concern. None From: Winona, MN Time: 2000-02-06 Comments: Served in 675 Gli FA Bn Japan Jan 1948 to April 1949, to Camp Campbell, KY to 675 then to 457 th Abn FA Bn, to Korea 3rd Inf Div, to 187 Abn RCT in Japan , went to Korea with 187 returned to Japan in Oct 1953, stayed until March 1955, back to Ft Campbell then rotated 6 mo later to Germany w/ 11th Abn Div. not applicable Referred by: Net Search From: Quincy, Massachusetts, Originally. My father was born in 1933 and was a paratrooper for the Army in the 50's. He died when I was sixteen, and I need to know about any sites where I can begin to find information about his time in Okinawa. Campbell, KY 1953-1956, particpated in Operation Snowbird Alaska 1954. Naturally any assistance will be duly acknowledge in my work. The pictures bring back some fond memories pertaing to us, the "Peace-time" 'troopers. Name: Stephen Tate From: Roanoke, VA Time: 2000-02-08 Comments: My late father SSGT. Name: Joe Keenan From: 504 82nd Abn '42-'47 Time: 2000-02-08 Comments: Secretary of Greater Daytona All Airborne Chapter in Florida and living in St. Drop us a line anytime or stop in for a cup of coffee. Thanks Name: Thomas Dunlap From: New Jersey, originally Iowa Time: 2000-02-14 Comments: I was stationed at Ft. It is my wish to preserve many first hand accounts of the American Airborne role in the Normandy landings for posterity, and I would greatly appreciate any assistance or contributions in locating and recieving mail from veterans or from their freinds or relatives. UPON RETURN TO THE "LAND OF THE BIG PX" WE WERE A BG AND STATIONED AT BRAGG. Name: Jim Pidgeon Website: Action Procurement From: UK but live in Bahrain Middle East Time: 2000-02-08 Comments: I keep coming back to this site linked from Red Devils Worldwide. Name: John Brown From: New Jersey Time: 2000-02-07 Comments: Served at Ft.
ESPECIALLY TO ALL THE"DEWMASTERS" IN MY SQUAD Name: Marvin W. Personal note: Jim Czarneskie you big bald headed power lifting pain in the 4th point of contact ........ Anyone who served in grenada w/said unit give me a yell ........ I would love to hear from any of the guys who with the 50th Signal Btn at Ft.
You have a great site, it brought back many memories. My work will be published in September 2000, by Leo Cooper, Pen & Sword Books Ltd, England, and will be titled 'UTAH BEACH & ST MERE EGLISE' and will form part of their 'BATTLEGROUND EUROPE SERIES WW II'. WE WERE STATIONED IN THE WARNER KASERNE GREAT MEMORIES, WENT BACK OVER THIS SUMMER, THE BEER IS LOUSY BUT THE SCENERY CAN'T BE BEAT. Name: Vickie Storie Callahan From: Florida Time: 2000-02-08 Comments: Clyde Storie is my father. He gave me a great respect for all soldiers and the sacrifices made by them for us and our wonderful country. Later was XO of the 5th of the 23d Inf at Ft Rich Alaska (a jump slot). Anyone out there who was with Scott, Kavanaugh, Nagle, Hague......? Name: George Deck From: Chicago, Il/Summerfield Fl Time: 2000-02-07 Comments: I also was a Benning Bullet (not a rice paddy commado) and was sent to the 511th Abn.
In particular I would like to hear from any veterans who served in Normandy and wish to share their memories of the D-Day landings. I am very proud of him and all paratroopers and wanted to pay respect to him by viewing your site. Lewis From: Missouri Time: 2000-02-08 Comments: I went to Benning Jump School in January 1950. A., I stayed in Korea for 11 months and left in the spring of 1952. JOHNSON (KURT) From: OHIO Time: 2000-02-08 Comments: I GYRO'D WITH H&H 503RD FROM CAMPBELL TO MUNICH. Suhanin Website: From: Austin, Texas Time: 2000-02-07 Comments: After jump school I was assigned to the 7th SFGA at Bragg then the 5th in Vietnam. Anderson Referred by: Signing another Guestbook From: Jewell, Iowa Time: 2000-02-07 Comments: D and Hq Co, 188th, 11th Abn., 1950 - 1953. Anybody else out there who remembers sitting at dawn on Newsman's Knob waiting for that "Bomb" to go off? I rember the pilot of the last big bird I jumped, his nick name was "Pappy" and older pilot with no teeth and flew for the reseves. Bragg, NC on Sicily DZ, I was assigned to the 82 Abn Div at the time.
now Mn Time: 2000-02-16 Comments: Being very interested in millitary history and a member of the alumnie (Base Piece C Btry 1/320 FA 82nd ABN 1982-1985)Your site is exelent for my gray matter..... Im out now after 10 years and not doing a whole lot........the family??? During the 50s I worked on the C-46, C-47, C-119, and C-123 as a mechanic. My eyes dried out while scanning through the many names on in the guest book. When one is fighting for his life, it's good to have those wings and all that they stand for, to draw strength from. Saluti Referred by: Net Search From: Italy Florence Time: 2000-02-09 Comments: Good luck from an Italian Military Parachuter of Brigad Paratroopers "FOLGORE"!!! Shank Referred by: Viewing another Guestbook From: Cleveland,, Ohio Time: 2000-02-08 Comments: Airborne Ranger @ Ft.
ITS NOT WORTH DOING IF YOUR NOT HAVEING FUN Name: Delbert L. Albans, West Virginia Time: 2000-02-16 Comments: Great Site! I arrived at your site from Bill Holts 12th Trp Carr Sqdn site. Name: Mike Weiss From: Los Angeles California Time: 2000-02-16 Comments: Great site! I was an 0-5 Bravo ( field radio ) and remember some great times. Let me just say that after the Army, I went on to be a police officer with the LAPD and I owe my life ( many times over ) to the fact that I am a paratrooper. He told us when we got off the train that he had helped cut the "Fire Break" we could see up the mountain. Name: Pete Wilson From: Lowell, Massachusetts Time: 2000-02-14 Comments: With about 20 other guys, joined Hq&Hq Co, 188 AIR, at Ft. 1st Lt Manuel Alves (from Fall River, Mass) the CO. With thanks and kindest regards to all who read this message .... University College of Ripon & York St John, England. Currnet address Bedford, Massachusetts Time: 2000-02-09 Comments: Company D 511th PIR basic Training 1952, Jump School @ Ft Benning, 1953,508th ARCT Apr 1953 thru Aug 1954 @ Service Co, 187th ARCT, Camp Chick APO 51, Beppu Japan Oct 54 - Jul 55 and 187th ARCT Ft Bragg NC Jul 55 - Nv 55. Name: Maggie Beam Referred by: Net Search From: Pennsylvania Time: 2000-02-09 Comments: i would like to find out more information on the troopers in the 82 airborne divison my father served in the 82 airborne divion he is from Pennsylvania Name: SFC Matthew M.
He got the name snake from "snaking through the grass at Los Banos. Concannon (missing some teeth) in front from the 187 Rakkasans (sp? Well, maybe -- in those days, at that age, it was the world of the Dolly Bar and the Atlantic. From: united kingdom Time: 2000-02-14 Comments: Any bods out there that were involved in the palestine peacekeeping force 45-49? Mr CARL SHILLETO, MILITARY HISTORIAN, C/O 46 ALBION AVENUE, ACOMB, YORK... I would also be interested in any 'then and now' photographs of any Paratroopers. Military police and the balance with Ops in HQ & HQ's Co. Hendrickson From: Ocean Shores, WA Time: 2000-02-08 Comments: I served at Ft. I finished Jump School with 900 others Airborne troopers in Dec.1957.