Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: D-Day - Assigned drop zones of 101. and 82. Airborne Division discussion

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Administrator GEHFileBot's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Posts
    3,954

    Default D-Day - Assigned drop zones of 101. and 82. Airborne Division discussion

    This is a discussion thread for the following file:

    D-Day - Assigned drop zones of 101. and 82. Airborne Division


    101. AD:

    DZ "A"

    St Martin de Varreville: 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment and 377th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion : Seize Exits 3 and 4 at Saint-Martin-de-Varreville and Audouville-la-Hubert. Destroy the German heavy artillery battery at Saint-Martin-de-Varreville and the buildings coded WXYZ at Mezieres.



    DZ "C"

    Hiesville: 3/501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1 and 2/506th Parachute Infantry Regiment and 101st Airborne Division HQ : Capture Exits 1 and 2 at Poupeville and Houdienville.



    DZ "D"

    Angoville au Plain: 1 and 2/501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3/506th Parachute Infantry Regiment and C Co 326th Airborne Engineer Battalion : Protect the Southern flank. Capture the La Barquette lock, destroy bridges over the Douve River, and capture the wooden bridges at Le Port near Brevands.

    LZ "E"

    Hiesville: Glider, missions 'Chicago' (to arrive LZ at 0400 hrs) and 'Keokuk' (to arrive LZ at 2100 hrs).



    82. AD:

    DZ "O"

    Sainte-Mere-Eglise: 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division HQ : Seize Sainte-Mere-Eglise, La Fiere, Chef-du-Pont. Hold a defensive line between Neuville and Baudienville.

    DZ "T"

    Amfreville: 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment : Hold the La Fiere causeway in support of the 505th PIR. Hold a defensive line between Gourbesville and Le-Hameau-Renouf.


    DZ "N"

    Picauville: 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, B Co 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion : Destroy the bridges over the Douve River, establish a secure bridgehead up to Le-Hameau-Renouf.



    http://www.6juin1944.com/assaut/aeropus/en_index.php


  2. #2

    Default

    wow theres loads of these files up today well done and thank you!

  3. #3
    Super Moderator Captain Hornblower's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Koblenz, Germany
    Posts
    1,904

    Default

    This week it's the 62nd anniversary of Operation Overlord...

    Software is like entropy. It is difficult to grasp, weighs nothing, and obeys the second law of thermodynamics; i.e., it always increases.
    Norman R. Augustine

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •