82nd Airborne Pathfinder

16 Aug 2017

Name of the model : Michel S.

Theme : 82nd pathfinder in Normandy

Time, Year : World War II (1944)

DetailsThis sergeant of the Pathfinders of the 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment ( 82nd Airborne Division), have a rest between several fights scattered near La Fiere, mythical marshy place located between Sainte-Mère-Eglise, Amfreville, Picauville and Chef du Pont (50). A few hours earlier, this man and his crew, released from the air in the middle of hostile territory and during the night before the wave of paratroopers, had the heavy task of marking the drop zones for the other ones.


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