Invasion of Normandy
Paratrooper’s Letter Details Play-by-Play of His D-Day


“I landed under heavy small arms fire in a dry field near a farmhouse. I cut my way out of my harness and dashed for the nearest hedgegrow…”


Frank E. McKee was a Sergeant in the 2nd Battalion, 508th Paratroop Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division during World War II. In the letter below, he writes to General Gavin in order to find out the location of where he landed on D-Day:

Frank McKee. Sergeant, Photo taken January 31, 2003.

Frank McKee. Photo taken January 31, 2003.





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