Four Stars of Valor: The Combat History of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment in World War II
by Phil Nordyke
Hailing from the big cities and small towns of America, these young men came together to serve their country and the greater good. They were the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne Division (the All Americans). Phil Nordyke, their official historian, draws on interviews with surviving veterans and oral history recordings as well as official archives and...more
Paperback, 480 pages
Published November 12th 2010 by Zenith Press
(first published November 15th 2006)
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From the author of All American, All the Way-The history of the 82nd Airborne of World War II. The 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne made all four combat jumps and fought in the fiercest battle campaigns in Europe. They landed in Sicily, Salerno, Normandy, and Holland. They fought and died in the bloodiest battles of Sicily, Naples-Foggia, Normandy, the Rhineland, the Ardennes, (the Battle of the Bulge) and Central Germany.