Wednesday, July 18, 2012
VIDEO D-Day: Down to Earth 507th PIR Fights at Normandy, Graignes, Battle of The Bulge and Rhineland, Paratrooper Robert Warner Made all the Jumps.
VIDEO D-Day: Down to Earth from David Druckenmiller on Vimeo.
A story about one of the U.S. Soldiers – Pvt. Robert Warner follows:
D-Day 6/06/44 Normandy, Robert Warner, 3rd Battalion 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Company G, 82nd Airborne, fought with his buddies against a SS Nazi Regiment at Graignes France, site of the “Secret Massacre”.
On D-Day, 6/06/1944, the 507th PIR of the 82 Airborne expected to parachute around the La Fiere bridges west of Ste Mere Eglise and hold them against an expected German counterattack. Paratrooper Robert Warner from Binghamton NY was one of the 82nd Airborne paratroopers on this day with his machine gun and 81 mm mortar platoon. D-Day: The Secret Massacre, click here.
Paratrooper Robert Warner and his buddies with the 3rd Battalion 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment Company G fought at Normandy, Graignes, Battle of the Bulge and Operation Varsity the Rhineland jump, Paratrooper Robert Warner Made all the Jumps.
BAND OF WARNER BROTHERS AT D-DAY INVASION OF NORMANDY JUNE 6TH 1944.
Purple Heart Recipient
Name: Robert Warner
Hometown: Binghamton, New York
Branch of Service: Army
Conflict: World War II 1941-1945
Date Wounded in Action: 03/24/1945, Operation Varisty the Rhineland jump. On 24 March 1945 Operation Varsity would be the last full scale airborne drop of World War II and the assignment went to the 17th Airborne Division with the 507th spearheading the assault dropping at the southern edge of the Diersfordter Forest, three mile northwest of Wesel.
Binghamton Press Article Published February 26th, 2007....BAND OF WARNER BROTHERS AT D-DAY INVASION OF NORMANDY & STE.-MERE-EGLISE JUNE 6TH 1944 WITH THE 82ND AIRBORNE; Last of city's WWII 'band of brothers' dies, 3 of 4 Warners were involved in the D-Day invasion.
D-DAY James Warner, Robert Warner, Harry Warner & William Warner. By William Moyer Press & Sun-Bulletin Binghamton NY: James, Robert, Harry and William Warner were literally a military "band of brothers. " The four sons of Harry J. and Katherine Warner grew up at 93 Schubert St. on Binghamton's West Side...read the whole story click here.
Bill Warner Private Investigator Sarasota Fl at http://www.wbipi.com/