By Phil Nordyke
On Sunday, September 17, 1944, the 82nd Airborne department jumped into background with the 1st Allied Airborne military in a bold sunlight parachute and glider-borne attack to catch key bridges firstly of Operation industry backyard. Following weeks of heavy strive against in Holland, the All americans (the identify of the department in international battle I whilst Sgt. Alvin York was once considered one of its infantrymen) have been withdrawn from the frontlines for a hard-earned leisure, which was once presently interrupted through the conflict of the Bulge, the place they once more discovered themselves within the thick of the motion, a place that remained favourite to them for the remainder of the conflict. Following VE Day, the 82nd grew to become a part of the Allied forces occupying Berlin.
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All American, All the Way: A Combat History of the 82nd Airborne Division in World War II: From Market Garden to Berlin by Phil Nordyke