'Full Victory — Nothing Else': Iconic D-Day Images for Its 70th Anniversary
American 101st Airborne Division Marmion Farm, Ravenoville, Normandy – A/506th troopers – Eugene Cook second from right and Justo Correa third from the left wearing the holed helmet! Jim Flanagan of C/502 PIR is parading the captured enemy flag. Saving Private Webster: A Review of Parachute Infantry by David Kenyon Webster (Part 4 of 4) - Charles McCain
Jeep ambulance of the 23rd Field Ambulance, 9th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Canadian Infantry Division driven by Private L.E McKeating, carries two stretcher cases. Private L.F. McCadam stands to care for the patients. Picture taken on the 27th of june 1944, with the Basly war memorial in the background. To the right is an ambulance carrying a white 76 on a black background identifying a vehicle of the 22nd Field Ambulance Company, 8th Infantry Brigade.
‘Wojtek (1942–1963) was a Syrian brown bear cub found in Iran and adopted by soldiers of the 22nd Artillery Supply Company of the Polish II Corps. He enjoyed wrestling and was taught to salute when greeted. With the company he moved to Iraq and then through Syria, Palestine and Egypt. ‘He was officially drafted into the Polish Army as a private. During the Battle of Monte Cassino, Wojtek helped move ammunition. ‘Following demobilization on November 15, 1947, Wojtek was given to the…
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