WWII Quiz - Page 57




 
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March 25th, 2006  
Reiben
 
 
German paratroopers were used to capture air bases at Oslo and Stavanger in Norway.
March 25th, 2006  
The Cooler King
 
Sorry, my mistake. I meant to say the first American jump. I'm looking for the name of the unit.
March 25th, 2006  
zander_0633
 
 
OH! 101st Airborne? Into German before D-Day.
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March 25th, 2006  
The Cooler King
 
Nope.
March 25th, 2006  
Reiben
 
 
505th Parachute Infantry Regiment
March 25th, 2006  
The Cooler King
 
Nope.
March 25th, 2006  
Reiben
 
 
509th Parachute Infantry Regiment
March 25th, 2006  
zander_0633
 
 
Well then, Wad about the Green Beret?
March 25th, 2006  
Reiben
 
 
3rd Battalion of the 504th PIR parachuted to take the high ground near Ponte Olivo airfield northeast of Gela
March 25th, 2006  
The Cooler King
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Reiben
509th Parachute Infantry Regiment
It was actually the 509th Parachute Infantry Battalion. But, I'll give it to you. You're up Reiben.

Date: 8 November 1942
Unit: 509th Parachute Infantry Battalion (PIB)
Operation: Torch
Troopers: 556
Country: Algeria
Dropzone: Tafaraoui, La Senia