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Historique du Fallschirmjäger Regiment 5

Historique du Fallschirmjäger Regiment 5

History of the FJR 5 It was in May 1942 that the 5th Fallschirmjäger regiment was created on the training ground of Gross-Born in Pomerania. It’s then sent, in July 1942, for training camp Mourmelon, southeast of Reims. The 2nd Battalion was attached as KampfgrupperHübner to the Ramcke Brigade for use in the North of …

Historique de la bataille du Monte Cassino

Historique de la bataille du Monte Cassino

History of Battle of Monte Cassino After the various Allied landings in Sicily and Italy, the Italian front is no longer moving forward. Despite a reduced German army, it’s not difficult to defend the Italian boot, which is relatively narrow. Italy having surrendered, she theoretically joined the allies, but most of the Italian troops were …

Historique du Fallschirmjäger Regiment 7

Historique du Fallschirmjäger Regiment 7

History of the FJR 7 The 7th Fallschirmjäger Regiment was established in February 1943 in France in the 2nd Fallschirmjäger Division under the command of Colonel Ludwig Straub. At the beginning of June 1943, the regiment settled with the 2nd Division in the south of France, in the barracks of Uzès, in the region of …

Historique de la 2e Fallschirmjäger Division

Historique de la 2e Fallschirmjäger Division

History of the 2nd Fallschirmjäger Division Here is a brief history of the 2nd German Parachute Division, to which was attached the 6th Fallschirmjäger Regiment that I represent. The 2nd division was formed in February 1943 in Brittany in the region of Vannes, and attached to the 7th Corps. The division is formed from several …