Operation Dragoon

The Invasion of Southern France, August 14, 1944


Troopers of the 517th Parachute Infantry, First Airborne Task Force, in Operation Dragoon, Southern France,

in a roadside ditch after landing at La Motte, France, August 15th 1944. - National Archives


excerpts from Airborne Forces at War By John T. Greenwood, Robert K. Wright, Association of the United States Army

photos from the National Archives