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The All Americans in World War II: A Photographic History of the 82nd Airborne Division at War

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On the night of 9/10 July 1943 the All Americans of the 82nd Airborne Division jumped into history as they made their first parachute assault of World War II. Three others would follow: Salerno, Normandy, and Holland. In total the division served more than three hundred days in combat, a record unmatched by any other American division. With nearly 400 historic photographs, ...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published May 19th 2006 by Zenith Press
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Kathryn
Mar 10, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: world-war
In 1942, the 82nd Infantry Division of the US army was reactivated and renamed: it would now be known as the 82nd Airborne Division, composed of trained parachutists from all then-48 states (hence the nick-name, “The All American Division”) who would be dropped into key conflicts including Operation Overlord in Normandy, Operation Market-Garden in the Netherlands, and the Battle of the Ardennes in Belgium. The 82nd Airborne Division came to include several battalions and regiments, each of which ...more
Jimmie Aaron Kepler
"The All Americans in World War II: a Photographic History of the 82nd Airborne Division at War" by Phil Nordyke delivers what the book’s title promises, a photographic history of the 82nd Airborne Division at war. The book is filled with numerous black and white photographs. The photographs are excellent and many that have never before been published.

The book is organized into 36 chapters. The chapters chronicle the 82nd Airborne Division’s from the division’s reactivation in February 1942 to t
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Shawna
Aug 28, 2013 rated it it was ok
A little context would have gone a long way in each chapter. This books assumes you know each battle the 82nd divisions were involved.
Ron
Mar 11, 2008 rated it really liked it
Great Photo History of the First Paratroopers. Phil Nordyke really cares about the Veteran.
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