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Historique du 505th PIR, 82nd Airborne

Historique du 505th PIR, 82nd Airborne

History of the 505th PIR The 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment was activated on 6 July 1942 in Fort Benning, Georgia, under Colonel James M. Gavin command. The regiment was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division from February 1943, then commanded by General Matthew Ridgway, then stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. On July 10, 1943, …

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 …

19. War and Society

19. War and Society

Prof: I now actually want to move on to the topic of the real lecture today, and I’ve titled the lecture “War and Society.” And I mentioned on Tuesday’s lecture– at the very end of it–I mentioned that although the Treaty of Paris formally ended the fighting of the American Revolution, that there were a …