507th Parachute Infantry Regiment

Part of the 82nd Airborne Division, the 507 Parachute Infantry Regiment was tasked with seizing bridges over the River Merderet on D Day. This large format colorfully illustrated new book gives a detailed history of 507 PIR for the first time.
Publication date:
September 2007
Publisher :
Heimdal
Language:
English
Illustration :
highly illustrated in colour and b/w
Format Available     Quantity Price
Hardback
ISBN : 9782840481645

Dimensions : 229 x 279 mm
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£22.50
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Overview
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Part of the 82nd Airborne Division, the 507 Parachute Infantry Regiment was tasked with seizing bridges over the River Merderet on D Day.

This large format colorfully illustrated new book gives a detailed history of 507 PIR for the first time. It draws particularly on the recollections of veterans of the regiment, together with many photographs published here for the first time. The 507 PIR's heroic engagements from Normandy, to the Ardennes and finally to the battle of the Ruhr Pocket are all covered in great detail.