Download e-book for iPad: 82ND AIRBORNE: All American by Mike Verrier

Download e-book for iPad: 82ND AIRBORNE: All American by Mike Verrier

By Mike Verrier

ISBN-10: 0711028567

ISBN-13: 9780711028562

82nd Airborne department - 'All American' КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Ian AllanСерия: Spearhead 04Язык: английскийФормат: PDFРазмер: 36.98 Мб ifolder.ru eighty five

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Shortly after 0200, a division command post was established west of Ste-MereEglise. HQ personnel were augmented by predawn glider elements landing about 0410, and by further gliderborne increments during the day. HQ personnel from many gliders, which had landed in areas not secured by parachute troops, fought their way to the Division Command Post, into which they infiltrated during the first 48 hours. The Division Staff and HQ Company remained in dose proximity to the forward lines at all times.

32 IN ACTION Originally D-Day was to be 5 June, but bad weather forced a postponement. Troopers by this time were already at the airfields and ports. The 456th PFA for instance had boarded ship at Rothgate dock in Cardiff on 3 June, its vehicles and guns having been loaded over the previous few days. Airfields all over southern England were lined with aircraft bearing the hastily applied black and white 'invasion stripes' mandated for the day. 15hrs on the 5th the 456th was amongst a growing armada that set sail for France, at about the same time as the paratroopers were checking their equipment and weapons.

In the event the boats were late, the vehicles making very slow progress on the one congested road open to them. For the moment, however, Gavin's immediate attention was on Mook and Beek, heavily under attack by the 6th Fallschirmjager Division-no second rate formation. leaving to take personal charge of the situation Gavin supervised the counter-attacks. In Mook the 505th re-took the town street by street, whilst at Beek the 508th, who had been asked to hold the 51 Netherlands Orange Lanyard HQ and HQ Company, 82d Airborne Division Cited in Department of Army General Orders 43 of 19 December 1950: Considering that the outstanding performance of duty of the 82d Airborne Division, United States Army, during the airborne operations and the ensuing fighting actions in the central part of the Netherlands in the period from 17 September to 4 October has induced HER MAJESTY, THE QUEEN, to decorate its divisional color with the Military Order of William, degree of the knight of the fourth class, considering also, that is desirable for each member of the personnel of the 82nd Airborne Division, United States Army, who took part in the aforesaid operations, to possess a lasting memento of this glorious struggle; decrees: that each member of the personnel of the 82d Airborne Division, United States Army, who took part in the operations in the area of Nijmegen in the period from 17 September to 4 October 1944 is allowed to wear the Orange Lanyard of the Royal Netherlands Army.

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