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32 sad, tragic but fasinating colourised images of WWII - https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/32-sad-tragic-but-fasinating-colourised-images-of-wwii.html

32 sad, tragic but fasinating colourised images of WWII - https://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/32-sad-tragic-but-fasinating-colourised-images-of-wwii.html

Seventy years ago, Jim "Pee Wee" Martin parachuted into France, behind German enemy lines, in the dark of night ahead of the D-Day invasion. On June 6, 2014, at 93, the WWII veteran jumped into Normandy again, in a full military kit, marking the anniversary of the June 6th Allied troops landing. Before jumping he said, "They are worried about me getting hurt. I said, 'Don't worry about it. If I get hurt or I get killed, what is the difference? I've lived 93 years. I've had a good life.> TC?

Seventy years ago, Jim "Pee Wee" Martin parachuted into France, behind German enemy lines, in the dark of night ahead of the D-Day invasion. On June 6, 2014, at 93, the WWII veteran jumped into Normandy again, in a full military kit, marking the anniversary of the June 6th Allied troops landing. Before jumping he said, "They are worried about me getting hurt. I said, 'Don't worry about it. If I get hurt or I get killed, what is the difference? I've lived 93 years. I've had a good life.> TC?

Ed "Doc" Pepping was a Medic with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, and was one of the men portrayed in the HBO mini-series "Band of Brothers".

Ed "Doc" Pepping was a Medic with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, and was one of the men portrayed in the HBO mini-series "Band of Brothers".

Paratrooper Don Ross, HQ 3/506th PIR, 101st Airborne Division. The photo was taken on june 4, 1944 (note lack of faces being blackened), by the Signal Corps and was staged for them.

Paratrooper Don Ross, HQ 3/506th PIR, 101st Airborne Division. The photo was taken on june 4, 1944 (note lack of faces being blackened), by the Signal Corps and was staged for them.

Infantrymen of the 83rd Infantry Division warm themselves around a fire near Fays, Belgium, on January 3, 1945. Fays was finally secured, along with Ferme de Menil, on January 15.

Infantrymen of the 83rd Infantry Division warm themselves around a fire near Fays, Belgium, on January 3, 1945. Fays was finally secured, along with Ferme de Menil, on January 15.

Staff Sergeant Darrell C. "Shifty" Powers. Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, in the 101st Airborne Division

Staff Sergeant Darrell C. "Shifty" Powers. Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, in the 101st Airborne Division

this scares the hell out of me.

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History of the 101st Airborne Division: Screaming Eagles: the First 50 Years

History of the 101st Airborne Division: Screaming Eagles: the First 50 Years (Hardcover)

German machine gunners manning a MG mounted on tripod. Date and location unknown.( most likely Russia).

Lost and found World War II pics (34 photos)

German machine gunners manning a MG mounted on tripod. Date and location unknown.( most likely Russia).

American soldiers standing right next to a dead soldier after the battle

American soldiers standing right next to a dead soldier after the battle

Riflemen of the 101st Airborne Division! Like always, two long, thin lines, as far as you can see, moving toward their new positions near Bastogne.

Riflemen of the 101st Airborne Division! Like always, two long, thin lines, as far as you can see, moving toward their new positions near Bastogne.

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101st_airborne_division_c47_parachutistes_05.jpg 1,024×780 pixels