History

WWII history and community history.

Breakout: The Lost Evidence

July 10th 1944. For six long weeks since D-Day, Allied forces have been caught in a battle trying to breakout of the invasion beachhead at Normandy. In the East, the British and Canadian Armies are fighting to take the city…

After the Battle of the Bulge

Interview with Colonel Charles W. Billingslea Commanding officer, 325th Glider Infantry Regiment, After the Battle of the Bulge. Interviewer: Major J. F. O‚ÄôSULLIVAN Place: Camp SISSONNE, France Time: 24 March, 1945 In the early morning of 18 December 1944, the…

101st Airborne Division Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Paratroopers remember the soldiers who gave their lives for America Band of brothers: This week, thousands of active-duty soldiers and veterans are gathering to honor the 101st airbourne division that was created 70 years ago, pictured Thousands of soldiers and…

Gliders in the Second World War

Gliders have been used by the military of various countries for carrying troops and heavy equipment to a combat zone during the Second World War. These engineless aircraft were towed into the air to their target by military transport planes,…

Honoring D-Day

68 years ago this month, the Allies parachuted from the air and stormed the beaches of France in a day that forever will be known as D-Day. In St. Marie Du Mont, a statue of “Band of Brothers” hero Richard…

D-Day: The Lost Evidence

On the night of 5th June 1944, the greatest armada the world has seen sailed into the stormy waters of the English Channel. After 5 years of war in the European Theater, its goal was no less than the liberation…

Lost Evidence: Operation Market Garden

This is a mesmerizing look at the bold, top-secret Allied mission that gave the German Army its last major victory of WWII. A cutting-edge combination of CGI animation and aerial photographs. Hear the stories of men who were there from…

325th Glider Infantry Regimental History

325th Glider Infantry Regiment 25 March 1942, organized at Cp. Claiborne, Louisiana as the 325th Infantry Regiment and assigned to the 82d Division, and attached to IV Corps 1 August 1942 . Redesignated 325th Glider Infantry Regiment 15 August 1942…