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September 7, 2019

The D-Day Pilot and Flight Nurse

By Stephen P. Pedone, Lt. Col., USAF, Ret. Late on the evening of 5 June, 1944, two brave young Americans among many were poised for the […]
October 29, 2018

Flight Lieutenant Don Lewis

Provided by Pat Lewis-Bodilly, son of Don Lewis, C-47 pilot based at RAF Broadwell, England with 512 Squadron Just before midnight on the 5th of June, […]
October 23, 2018

James H. “Pee Wee” Martin

101st Airborne Division – 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment – 3rd Battalion / G Company D-Day / Market Garden / Bastogne / Berchtesgaden – 1942 – 1945 […]
October 22, 2018

Flight Officer Charles E. Skidmore, Jr.

Compiled from the memoir of Flight Officer Charles E. Skidmore, Jr., Glider pilot with the 91st Troop Carrier Squadron, 439th Troop Carrier Group. Charles (Chuck) Skidmore, […]
February 5, 2018

Lt Col Gordon K. Smith

By Jil Launay Gordon K. Smith was my father… Gordon K. Smith joined the United States Army in 1938. As a 2nd Lieutenant, he was sent […]