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 in the beginning of Operation industry backyard. Following weeks of heavy wrestle in Holland, the All americans (the identify of the department in global struggle I whilst Sgt. Alvin York used to be one in all its squaddies) have been withdrawn from the frontlines for a hard-earned relaxation, which was once presently interrupted through the conflict of the Bulge, the place they once more came upon themselves within the thick of the motion, a place that remained widely used to them for the remainder of the warfare. Following VE Day, the 82nd turned 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