World War II

World War II

No Time for Nerves: D-Day Through the Eyes of a Combat Medic

[Image: Combat Medics Edwin “Doc” Pepping, left, and Albert “Al” Mampre served as combat medics attached to Easy Company, 2nd Battalion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, also known as the “Band of Brothers.” Source: Matthew Pepping] Department of Defense by Military Health System Communications Staff ...
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After Hitler: Is Europe Returning to Type?

  “After Hitler” is a 2-part video documentary series about Europe in the five years immediately following World War II, 1945-1949. Each episode is roughly 43 minutes and was produced in 2016 but has the unmistakable feel of a 1940s news reel, although theatres rarely showed newsreels in color. This is a MUST-SEE, ...
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Landing the 11th Airborne Division

Another essay from patriot, G. P. Cox of Pacific Paratrooper.  Enjoy and please share. Pacific Paratrooper by G. P. Cox As General Eichelberger said more than once: “The 11th Airborne Division are the fightingest men I’ve ever seen.” And the largest and most violent armed conflict in history was ...
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October 1944 (4)

Pacific Paratrooper by G P Cox Halsey was battling Ozawa’s Decoy Force at Cape Engaño where the last surviving Japanese ship from the Pearl Harbor attacks, IJN Zuikaku was ablaze and abandoned.  The Chitose was dead in the water.  Commander Hathaway’s USS Heerman was badly damaged, along with the Hoel, Johnston and Samuel B. Roberts. When ...
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Smitty – Letter XIII

Pacific Paratrooper by G. P. Cox Back in the states, people were still dancing to the tunes of The Dorsey Brothers, Count Basie and Artie Shaw.  They listened to the songs of Doris Day, the Andrew Sisters, Lena Horne and Rosemary Clooney.  But, some others weren’t so lucky, in ...
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“Christmas Card” Gen. Patton Gave His Men May Be Manliest Card Ever Created

The Conservative Tribune shares General George S. Patton, Jr.’s  Christmas prayer card dispatched to the men of the Third Army December 8, 1944. Conservative Tribune During the holiday season of 1944, Gen. Patton’s Third Army was bogged down in their advance against the Germans. According to WND, Patton was bogged down ...
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Electrical Section, 127 Wing, Christmas, 1943

Another historical gem of the World War II era from G. P. Cox of Pacific Paratrooper. Pacific Paratrooper by G. P. Cox From Pierre Lagacé, the gentleman who works tirelessly to bring our ancestors home to us! RCAF No. 403 Squadron Was your father, grandfather, uncle, granduncle, or someone ...
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Ripples… From Pearl to Paterson

Ripples…  From Pearl to Paterson
The following was originally posted December 7, 2012 by our friend/fellow patriot, Moos.  I am re-posting it here today.   The Attack On December 7th 1941, on an otherwise peaceful Sunday morning on a beautiful Hawaiian island, the first wave of Japanese airplanes left 6 aircraft carriers and struck ...
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