Submitted by Jason McDonald on Fri, 2014-07-18 22:23
At 12:05 AM on June 6, 1944, three gliders carrying an element of the British6th Airborne Division silently cut loose form the their tow planes and drifted towards the Pegasus Bridge, one of the few bridges that led over the Seine towards Normandy.
Submitted by Jason McDonald on Fri, 2014-07-04 00:14
The Allies were flushed with excitement over the possibility of the Italians surrendering. The 82nd Airborne Division prepared for a drop on Rome and Allied planners thought the Italian Campaign would be over in a matter of weeks.