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An area veteran has joined the Legion of Honor

Crow River Media - 18 Nov 2017
In World War II, Homan went on to participate in Operation Market Garden, when he was captured by Germans following a combat parachute drop near Amsterdam, Holland. He was liberated by the Russians on Jan. 30, 1945, and was honorably discharged ...
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Countryside presenter Jules Hudson in Ipswich

East Anglian Daily Times - 20 Nov 2017
He was tested on his knowledge of 20th century military history when he took part in Celebrity Mastermind in 2012, and came out top of the specialist round on the subject of 'Operation Market Garden', and the Arnhem Campaign of 1944. A keen countryman ...
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The young pilot: World War II pilot recalls harrowing air battle

Chattanooga Times Free Press - 03 Nov 2017
A member of the U.S. Army's Eighth Air Force, Hartshorn was hit by enemy fire while flying a dive-bombing and strafing mission during Operation Market Garden in 1944, an allied initiative to capture bridges in a part of the Netherlands controlled by ...
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Staff Sgt. Aiello comes home

The State Journal-Register - 26 Oct 2017
He was involved in the D-Day Invasion and later in 1944 his unit was assigned to Operation Market Garden in the Netherlands. Operation Market Garden called for glider and airborne troops to seize bridges in the Netherlands and hold them until British ...
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The story of a young WWII flyer's artistic legacy

Springfield News-Leader - 16 Nov 2017
Sometimes — well, let's face it, a lot of times — you start out thinking you're going to do one thing and end up doing another. I thought I was going to be writing a story this week about the art of Moorehead Phillips, a young Air Force flyer shot ...
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World War II B-17 bomber pays tribute to sacrifices made

Sheridan County Journal Star - 17 Nov 2017
Once at Podington, Green was promoted to first Lieutenant. The 92nd Bomb Group took part in the strategic bombing campaigns, supported D-Day invasions, Operation Market Garden, crossing the Rhine River and taking part in the Battle of the Bulge.
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Remembering a Hometown Hero

Butler County Times Gazette - 02 Nov 2017
The 82nd Airborne Division made combat jumps in Sicily, France (D-Day), Holland (Operation Market Garden), and the deployed to Belgium during The Battle of the Bulge. Sus Gonzales' younger brother, Lt. Frank Gonzales was killed a few months earlier, ...
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Letter: Showing respect for those who made the ultimate sacrifice

The State Journal-Register - 29 Oct 2017
Wednesday our community honored a soldier who was killed in Operation Market Garden, the largest airborne operation in history. It involved more than 41,000 paratroopers who landed behind enemy lines, as well as numerous support units. Tragically it ...
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Augusta native, WWII hero to be honored on Veterans Day

KWCH - 10 Nov 2017
Sgt. Gonazles was in the 82nd Airborne Division in World War II in operation Market Garden in Holland. He was actually honored for his part in that battle, where he carried out some pretty significant actions, really defending British soldiers who were ...
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Family members, public say goodbye Sgt. Michael Aiello

The State Journal-Register - 28 Oct 2017
He was involved in the D-Day Invasion at Normandy and later in 1944 his unit was assigned to Operation Market Garden in the Netherlands. Operation Market Garden called for glider and airborne troops to seize bridges in the Netherlands and hold them ...
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Late Augusta World War II Veteran recognized in special ceremony

KAKE - 11 Nov 2017
But it's his actions in Operation Market Garden, the largest airborne operation during the war, that he is being recognized for. Mayes say Sus jumped into battle angry over news of his brother, who was also in combat. She said, “he had just gotten word ...
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Tributes as war hero David dies, aged 98

Echo - 13 Nov 2017
“David was evacuated from the beaches of Dunkirk 1940 and would return to Europe during Operation Market Garden. “He would serve in the Horst house during the battle of Arnhem with the Angel of Arnhem by his side. David was a wonderful gentleman ...
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Veterans Day

Columbia Daily Herald - 10 Nov 2017
I was in Operation Market Garden. I went through the Battle of the Bulge in Belgium.” The D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 allowed Allied troops to gain a foothold in France. More than 4,000 were killed the first day. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the ...
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Soldiers commemorate Waal River crossing

Fayetteville Observer - 08 Nov 2017
20, 1944, mission to seize the bridge over the Waal was part of Operation Market Garden – a massive allied assault on the German lines in the Netherlands and Germany during World War II. After the first boat was sunk by enemy forces, paratroopers dove ...
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WWII hero honored posthumously in Augusta on Veterans Day

KSN-TV - 11 Nov 2017
He was deployed to Holland and took part in Operation Market Garden in September of 1944. Sgt. Gonzalez is credited with aiding British troops during the operation after they were pinned down by German patrol. Because of his actions, Gonzales was ...
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REMEMBRANCE DAY: Students preserve stories from local veterans

brantnews.com - 09 Nov 2017
The paratroopers would participate in Operation Market Garden — what would become known as A Bridge Too Far. Little did the young boys know then that they would be reunited with the pilot, Richard Wdowczyk, in Brantford about 50 years later. Theirs is ...

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