How to Research: Photographs Relating to World War II Army Units

505th Relaxing

111-SC-324432 “Pvt. John C Rodrigues, Pawtuckett, R.I., gives two weary paratroopers their first taste of GI food in 37 days. They were captured by the Germans the latter part of D-Day, escaped after several days imprisonment during a night march , living off raw potatoes most of the time. They contacted US forces on July 15th 1944. Left to right: Sgt. Robert D. Henderson, Seattle, WA, and Sgt. Havrill W. Lazenby, Nashville, TN. 505th Parachute Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division.” July 17th 1944.

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