517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team  1943-1945



Operation Dragoon - Autopsy of a Battle

by Jean-Loup Gassend



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517th Unit Overview and Short History

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517th History and Archives: Training and WWII Histories, Books, Stories, Documents
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How to find information about a 517th soldier

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The Static Line

Airborne and Special Operations Museum

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Florida State University, Institute on WWII

Heartland Airborne Memorial

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Military Records from Ancestry.com  

WWII Enlistment Records from NARA  

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Wikipedia listing for the 517th PRCT


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Upcoming Reunions


2016 West Coast Reunion


January 2016


Irma Targnion's Story
Battle of the Bulge


History of the 517th by

Lt. Gen. Richard Seitz

at the 517th Reunion, Savannah, GA

August 2005


VP Dick Cheney

at the 2007 reunion

Washington, DC