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MUSEUMS
HISTORICAL ORGANIZATIONS & WEBSITES
CURRENT MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS
The Oregon Military Museum (Official site)

DEAD LINK The Oregon Military Museum (Unofficial site)*

The 82nd Airborne Division War Memorial Museum (Official site)

The Airborne & Special Operations Museum

The Don F. Pratt Memorial Museum

The National Infantry Museum

Musee des Troupes Aeroportees

The Wings of Liberation Museum (Netherlands)

Evergreen Aviation Educational Institute

Evergreen Air Venture Museum

The Tillamook Air Museum

The Silent Wings Museum (Glider Stuff!)

The Signal Corps Museum (Unofficial site)

Fort Vancouver National Historical Site (National Park Service)

The National Liveration Museum in Grosbeek, Netherlands





"Strike Hold", James McNamara's site devoted to the 504th PIR

Patrick Ellie's D-Day site.

The Drop Zone Virtual Museum

Historical background: 82nd Airborne Division

History of the 504th PIR

History of the 505th PIR

History of the 507th PIR

History of the 508th PIR

History of the 325th GIR

History of the 307th AEB

History of the 319th GFAB

History of the 320th GFAB

History of the 376th PFAB

History of the 80th AAA

History of the 82nd Signal Co.

History of the 307th Medical Bn

normandyallies.org's 82nd AB History

The Center for Military History (U.S. Army)

U.S. Combat Jumps

Another History of the 82nd from 1917 to the Present

Another excellent History of the 508th PIR

History of the 319th PFAB

506 PIR In The Normandy Drop

The Cross Channel Attack By S.L.A. Marshall"

517th PRCT

551st Parachute Infantry battalion at the Battle of the Bulge

The 434th Troop Carrier Group in WWII

XVIIIth Airborne Corps

The 82nd Airborne Division

The 504th PIR

The 505th PIR

The 508th IN (ABCT)

The 325th AIR

The Fort Bragg Home Page

319th PFAR

VETERAN ORGANIZATIONS
LIVING HISTORY GROUPS
PERSONAL WEBSITES
The 82nd Airborne Division Association


101st Airborne Division Association

11th Airborne Division Association

17th Airborne Division Association

The National World War II Glider Pilots Association

The 325th Glider Infantry Association

The U.S. Airborne Pathfinder's Association

The Red Hat Chapter, Assn of QM (Rigger group)

The 555th Parachute Infantry Association, Inc.

I Co. 504th PIR (82nd LHG)

327th/401st GIR

F Co. 505th PIR Living History Detachment

An article about From the Nov/Dec/Jan 2000-2001 Issue of "Army Museum Memo" on F Co. 505th PIR Living History Detachment

D Co. 505th PIR (UK)

505th PIR Pathfinder Reenactors

505th PIR (CHS)

The 82nd Airborne Division Living History Association

I Co. 3/504th PIR (PNWHG) NEEDS UPDATING

The World War II Airborne Demonstration Team

The Southern Comforts Airborne Historical Society

The World War Two 82nd Airborne Division in the California Historical Group

The Airborne Alliance

C Co. 325th GIR (CHS)

A & B Co.'s 376th PFAB

82 Vojensko Historicka Spolecnost (Chechloslavakia)

B Co 1st BN 502nd PIR (101stABN)

B Co 1st BN 502nd PIR (THMS)

E Co 2nd BN 506th PIR

I Co. 506th PIR (GPS)

1st Platoon D Co. 506th PIR

The 501st PIR and 327th GIR Reenactors Website

F Company 325th GIR

82nd Airborne Division Living History Group (Belgium)

E Co. 506th PIR (Northwest Historical Association)

F Co. 506th PIR (Pacific Northwest Historical Group)

Sgt Dave Rosenkrantz, H Co. 3/504th

PFC Marcus Heim 505th PIR

Jack Schlegel 3/508th PIR

D-DAY.COM

Paratroopers of the 50's

Paratrooper.net

The Drop Zone Press

Shawn Clarks page devoted to the 82nd Airborne Division

paratroopers.org

101st Glider Riders

Trigger Time 101st Division (Mark Bando's site)

Stephane Delogu's D-Day Website (In French)

Ivan Paul Mehosky (506th PIR)







DISCUSSION GROUPS
LIVING HISTORY GROUPS
(NON AIRBORNE)
AIRBORNE IN THE MEDIA
The 505th PIR Message Board (Our Very Own Forum)

wwiiabn World War II Airborne Operations Discussion e-mail List

The WWII Reenactor e-mail List

101st Airborne WW2 Forum

Glider Rider's Web Forum

The Currahee e-mail list

The World War 2 Airborne e-mail list









2nd Platoon, Co. A 33rd Signal Construction Battalion

American Military Impressions

117th Infantry Regiment, 30th ID (HRS)

First Special Service Force Living History Group

The 51st Engineer Combat Bn

4th ID MP Platoon

Tough Hombres (90th U.S. Infantry Division (In Germany))

The Fifth Ranger Battalion (reenacted)

The Big Red One MVCG Belgium)

Third Infantry Division Reenacting

L Company, 109th Infantry Regiment

K Company 110th Infantry Regiment

29th Infantry division WWII Reenactors Asociation

157th Infantry regiment (The thunderbirds

H Company, 334th Infantry Regiment

th 350th Regimental Combat Team

Strictly GI (Alain Baiten's Living History Group in Belgium)

The 1st infantry Division (NWHA)

WWII US Army Reenactment Association (Belgium)

"Dog" Company 5th Ranger Bn





We Stand Alone Together; The Men of Easy Company (A documentary companion to HOB's Band of Brothers)

Band of Brothers Fan Site (Forum)

A site devote to the history of the real "Easy Co.

Band of Brothers; A fansite dedicated to medic Eugene Roe

Guts and Glory; PBS' American Experience's site about their D-Day and the Bulge Episodes.

PBS's The American Experience: D-Day

A page about the movie A Bridge Too Far

A site featuring the 1962 movie The Longest Day

Another page about The Longest Day

This film, "Objective Burma" (1944), features real M-1942 Parachutist Uniforms

Stills from "Objective Burma"

An obsure 1956 film "Screaming Eagles"

AIRCRAFT
MILITARY VEHICLES
AIRBORNE EQUIPMENT
The DC-3 Aviation Museum

The DC-3 Hangar on douglasdc3.com

C-47 at the Air Force Museum

C-47 at The Air Mobility Command Museum

C-47 at the Castle Air Museum

Boeing's page on the C-47

C-46D at the Castle Air Museum

"Ode To A C-47"

The Waco Air Museum's restoration of a CG-4A

The Assault Glider Project (Airspeed Horsa restoration)

The DC-3/Dakota Historical Society











The Military Vehicle Preservation Association (MVPA)

g503.com (Ron Fitzpatrick's Jeep Site)

A British Airborne jeep Page

British Airborne jeep Modifications

Fine Art Models: The makers of the finest Jeep model We have ever seen!

Larry Powell's Cushman Motor Scooter Page

The "Patton Drivers" MHVCG in Belgium

Ford Script Bolts for GPW's

willys-hotchkiss.de a new jeep website in Germany!

Steelpots.com (Chris Arnold's helmet site)

Gerry Peterson's Ration Page (Includes a forum on the subject!)

"The M-1 Garand Rifle; America's Companion in Three Wars"

Information on a plethora of basic items at Hardscrabblefarm.com

Enlisted Men's Pay Scales for 1944

D Lynn's Grenade Recognition Manual

A neat page featuring Parachutist "Switchblade Knives"

"Crossroads" A Japanese page with nice images.

olive-drab.Com









TROOP CARRIER UNITS
RADIO AND COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT
AIRFIELDS AND MARSHALLING AREAS
Randy Hill's excellent website devoted to the 440th TCG

434th Troop Carrier Group History

IXth Troop Carrier Command OOB

74th TCS

433rd Troop Carrier Group

441st Troop Carrier Group

IXth AAF Troop Carrier Groups

"The Controversy Over Troop Carrier"

"Troop Carrier" (Interesting Page)

Interesting Thoughts concerning the 52nd Troop Carrier Wing by Jan Boss

Valor Without Arms (314th Unit history)

On To Battle by Jan Boss (C-47A 42-100971)

IXth Troop Carrier Command

61st Troop Carrier Squadron

62nd Troop Carrier Squadron

On line Book: Green Light! A Troop Carrier Squadron's War From Normandy to the Rhine by, Martin Wolfe Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader

On line Book: The U.S. Army Airforces in WWII: Volumes 1 - 7 by Craven & Cate

Air Force Combat Units of WWII by Maurer & Maurer

An 84 page history of the 53rd TCS







The Eureka/Rebecca Homing System (As used by Pathfinders) Hopefully only temporarily down!

The case for an AN/PPN-1 "Eureka" transmitter

The RT44/PPN-1A "Eureka" Transmitter

Another page on the RT44/PPN-1A "Eureka" Transmitter

The AN/PPN-2 "Eureka" Transmitter

Tactical Link Systems Information on Communications equipment and methods

SCR-284/BC-654 Radio

The "GEE" Navigation System

Navigation and Pathfinding

The GEE (Navigation) System

Communication Procedures







Membury (AAF Station 466)

Ramsbury (AAF Station 469)

Greenham Common (AAF Station 486)

Welford Park (AAF Station 477)

Bases of the 8th and 9th USAAF in the UK

World War Two Air Bases in England