The article “Outlandish D-Day Invasion Tales: Paratrooper Raff: Tank Commander?” by our historian Kevin M. Hymel, recounts the story of Colonel Edson Raff “America’s most experienced paratrooper,” who commanded a tank regiment on the day of the Normandy Invasion.
Tag: 82nd airborne
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the legendary 82nd Airborne Division, we’d like to share our historian Kevin M. Hymel’s article, “From Paratrooper to POW: Bob Nobles of the 82nd Airborne,” which was published in WWII Quarterly on April 28, 2017.
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