101st Aiborne - 501st PIR

Historical References

50st PIR - 101st Airborne WWII


Historical Websites

101st Airborne History - Trigger Time The best 101st Abn WWII reference on the internet from Mark Bando the 501st PIR regimental historian.
82nd Airborne WWII Extreamely thorough website on all the Airborne Divisions to serve in World War II
Equipment for Airborne Troops
Quartermaster Website describing uniforms and equipment of World War II Paratroopers
Extracts from History F. Brian Mead's Fantastic website. A wealth of information related to the Second World War on a personal level.
101st Airborne Division
U.S. Army Center for Military History website dealing with the 101st Airborne.
Aerial Delivery of Supplies
Quartermaster Website dealing with aerial delivery in World War II
Normandy Battlefield Tours Outstanding tours of Normandy and other European Battlefields
D-Day the Battle for Normandy The web site presents the Landing on Normandy, the commemorations, the movies Band of Brothers and Saving Private Ryan, and some pictures of the Normandy today.

Books and References


501st PIR Home

501st PIR History

101st Airborne Division Combat Chronicle

I/501st PIR

Paratrooper Training & Equipment

I/501st Re-enacted

Rigger Shack

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