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Pfc Frank A. Plebanek US Army (1943-1945)

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Pfc Frank A. Plebanek

US Army

(1943-1945)

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The fight for La Fiere Bridge near St. Mere Eglise, France

Copyright and complicated “permissions” dissuaded me from reproducing maps and other facts on this battle from the sites containing them.  Here are the links:

http://smallwarsjournal.com/print/12774… 40 more words

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Hey check out my shirt that I designed. This is for all the fellow paratroopers out there.

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Charles Hurt

This past week, Charles Hurt, passed away. We at Oldham County in the late 70’s new him as “Charlie” or enemy number one. He played for Shelby County and lead them to a state championship his junior year. 222 more words

Bastogne Banquet Weekend 2016

The 2016 Bastogne Banquet Weekend
Celebrating the 72nd Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge
will be held Thursday, December 1st – Sunday, December 4th… 734 more words

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August 16th National Airborne Day

In 2001, President George W. Bush created the National Airborne Day to honor our soldiers that strike from above. Organized prior to America’s entry into World War 2 their first jump came on August 16th, 1940. 237 more words

Unboxing The Bizarre

Remembering John Steele — 82nd Airborne, D-Day

In keeping with Monday’s Memorial Day post and Wednesday’s commemoration of D-Day, I dedicate today’s post to the memory of John Steele, Sainte-Mère-Église, and the church upon which Private Steele of the  141 more words

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