82nd Airborne Division 1917-2005 PDF

Shoulder sleeve insignia of the 28th « Keystone » Infantry Division. Worn by soldiers of 2nd Brigade, 28th Infantry Division. The 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team is a unit of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard’s 28th Infantry Division. Headquarters, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team was organized 82nd Airborne Division 1917-2005 PDF July,1872 as a company called the Washington Guards.


La 82e Division aéroportée a eu dans ses rangs les plus prestigieux soldats de l’armée américaine. L’histoire de cette glorieuse division a été forgée par des milliers de parachutistes anonymes qui, toujours prêts, ont accepté de sauter dans des situations extrêmes et accomplir leur objectif sur le terrain quelles que soient les conditions. Des tranchées de la Somme (Première Guerre mondiale) au Désert d’Irak (deuxième guerre en Irak),en passant par le bocage normand, des forêts enneigées des Ardennes belges a la jungle du Vietnam, les parachutistes de la 82e Division aéroportée ont accompli leur mission, sans jamais faillir à leur devoir. Ils sont le fer de lance de l’armée américaine depuis près de 90 ans. Cet album Mémorial qui regroupe près de mille photos pour la plupart inédites, provenant d’archives privées et des archives de la division.

In November 1873, the company was formally incorporated into the Pennsylvania National Guard as Company H, 10th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. American War from 1898 to 1899 and served in the Philippines. In 1917, Company H merged with Company H, 3rd Infantry Regiment, and the new unit was designated Company H, 110th Infantry Regiment. From August, 1917 to June, 1920 the 110th Infantry was mobilized for service in France during World War I.

Company H, 110th Infantry was inducted into federal service for World War II in February 1942. It served with the 28th Infantry Division in the European Theater, and was demobilized in October, 1945. In September 1950, Company H was activated for service during the Korean War, and remained mobilized in West Germany until June, 1954. Company H was re-designated Company C, 1st Battle Group, 110th Infantry as part of a 1959 reorganization. In 1963, Company C was combined with Headquarters, 1st Battle Group, and the new unit was designated Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade, 28th Infantry Division.

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