Invasion of Normandy
One of the First on the Ground During D-Day

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Paratrooper Julius Eisner, pathfinder for the U.S. 82nd Airborne Division, describes his vital role during the Normandy Campaign on D-Day. Eisner explains that he and other pathfinders would parachute into Normandy and mark drop zones for other pilots. He describes all the chaos the operation entailed and the injury he … Continue reading