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Screaming Eagle Gliders : The 321st Glider Field Artillery Battalion of the 101st Airborne Division in World War II
by G. J. Dettore


Overview - As part of the famous 101st Airborne Division (the Screaming Eagles), the 321st Glider Field Artillery Battalion saw nearly constant action during World War II, from assisting the infantry by landing supplies and providing combat support to fighting on the front lines.- Day-by-day chronicle of an airborne battalion in World War II- Covers the 321st's actions on D-Day, in Normandy, in Operation Market Garden, at the Bulge, and during the capture of Hitler's Eagle's Nest headquarters- Includes firsthand accounts drawn from interviews with almost all of the unit's veterans- Describes operations in which the 321st fought with the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (of Band of Brothers fame)- Hundreds of photos, most of them snapshots from veterans  Read more...

 
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Overview
As part of the famous 101st Airborne Division (the Screaming Eagles), the 321st Glider Field Artillery Battalion saw nearly constant action during World War II, from assisting the infantry by landing supplies and providing combat support to fighting on the front lines.- Day-by-day chronicle of an airborne battalion in World War II- Covers the 321st's actions on D-Day, in Normandy, in Operation Market Garden, at the Bulge, and during the capture of Hitler's Eagle's Nest headquarters- Includes firsthand accounts drawn from interviews with almost all of the unit's veterans- Describes operations in which the 321st fought with the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment (of Band of Brothers fame)- Hundreds of photos, most of them snapshots from veterans

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780811717564
  • ISBN-10: 0811717569
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books
  • Publish Date: July 2016
  • Page Count: 440
  • Dimensions: 10.1 x 8 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.25 pounds


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