Condensed History of Operation DRAGOON and the 551st
2020 Remembrance Walk Agenda
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17 12, 2014

Beyond Valor

2018-10-10T02:52:04-06:00December 17th, 2014|Categories: Media|Tags: |

Seventy years ago this week, Hitler launched his last great offensive of World War II. The only thing standing in his way was a group of men like Private First Class Earnest Williams, a paratrooper from the 509th Parachute Infantry [...]

24 09, 2004

Decorated Soldier Richard W. Durkee Dies

2018-10-10T02:52:13-06:00September 24th, 2004|Categories: Media, News|Tags: |

Richard W. "Dick" Durkee, 86, a highly decorated Army veteran who led bayonet attacks on enemy lines in two wars and received the military's second-highest medal for heroism, died Sept. 14 at his home in Berwyn Heights. He had [...]

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