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The Last Jump A Novel of World War II

by John E. Nevola

Pictures and images of people, places and things described in The Last Jump.


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C-47 Skytrain

The plane that transported airborne paratroopers - Chapter 27

 

 

Ranger Scroll Patch

Became the official patch of the Rangers in 1947 - Chapter 46

 

 

Ranger Tab Patch

Signifies completion of Ranger Training - Chapter 40

 

 

Recruiting Poster

Cpt. Wolff used this at Fort AP Hill - Chapter 10

 

 

Motivational Poster

In the Induction Center - Chapter 6

 

 

Corcoran Jump Boots

Only paratroopers wore them - Chapter 59

 

 

Ike with Paratroopers

Just prior to the D-Day jump - Chapter 44

 

 

Airborne Overseas Cap

1944 version with glider emblem

 

 

 

Master Parachustist Badge

With two combat jump stars - Chapter 57

 

 

First Allied Airborne Army

The despised airborne patch - Chapter 55

 

Fiffonella - " Fifi "

The official insignia patch of the WASPs - Chapter 38

 

 


German Airborne Badge

Jake convinces Danny Boy to take this souvinir - Chapter 30

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Red Ball Express Patch

Truck Company - Motor Transport Service - Chapter 57

 

 

M2 Schrade-Walden switchblade knife

Paratrooper's best friend - Chapter 28

 

 

Airborne helmet

Spades marked the 506th PIR - Chapter 44

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Paratrooper Jump Wings

Upon graduating Jump School - Chapter 23

 

 

M16 Gun Motor Carraige

Also called a "halftrack - Chapter 66"

 

 

M16 Gun Motor Carraige

With Quad .50 Gun Mount - Chapter 66

 

 

XVIII Airborne Corps

Dragonhead patch - Chapter 59

 

 

WASP Wings

Awarded upon graduating flight school

 

 

Triple Nickles Patch

555th Parachute Infantry Battalion - Chapter 57

 

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