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TRIBUTE TO CAPTAIN NATION, 508TH PIR

TRIBUTE TO CAPTAIN NATION, 508TH PIR

TRIBUTE TO CAPT. WILLIAM H. NATION 508TH PARACHUTE INFANTRY REGIMENT 82ND AIRBORNE DIVISION William H. NATION, was drafted into the U.S. Army in January 1941 from Arlington, Texas, and was sent to Camp Bowie, Texas, for basic training and incorporation...

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Battle of Grand-Halleux, January 1945.

Battle of Grand-Halleux, January 1945.

John GRABER - 3rd Platoon, I-Company, 291st Infantry Regiment 75th Infantry Division. Courtesy of Steve Graber. The following account was recorded on 15 June 1995 when my father, John "Jack" Graber (I-Co, 291st Regt) and I sat down and recorded his recollection...

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Presidential Unit Citation

Presidential Unit Citation

PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION By virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States and as Commander in Chief of the Armed forces of the United States, I have today awarded THE PRESIDENTIAL UNIT CITATION (ARMY) FOR EXTRAORDINARY HEROISM...

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Goya in the Ardennes!!!

Goya in the Ardennes!!!

The 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion. "G.O.Y.A." (*) (Great Outstanding Young American) (*) Author, Gregory ORFALEA wrote on page 376 of his book about the 551st: "...Of the close one hundred survivors I have talked to or corresponded with, none said...

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Salmvalley 1944-1945:

Salmvalley 1944-1945:

Pourquoi un b l og de plus sur la bataille des Ardennes ? Why another blog on the Battle of the Bulge ? Comme beaucoup de familles belges, la mienne a souffert des 5 ans d'occupation nazie. Autant d'histoires, d'anecdotes qui ont éveillé mon intérêt pour...

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