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The Last Jump A Novel of World War II

by John E. Nevola

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LINKS

To the right are links to organizations dedicated to keeping alive the memory of the brave men and women

who fought for America in WWII through their living history projects and portrayals. To the left are links to

videos and books that honor the memory of those brave men and women.

NOTE: By clicking on an icon you will be leaving thelastjump.com website.


Recommended reading and viewing for students of the Second World War.

 

The debut novel from the gifted World War II writer and historian, Marcus Brotherton. Scheduled for publication September 2014.

Feast For Thieves

 

James Megellas, known as Maggie to his fellow paratroopers, was the most decorated officer in the 82d Airborne Division. This is his story.

All The Way To Berlin

 

A collection of letters from a World War II paratrooper of the 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment.

Comes a Soldier's Whisper

 

The seldom told story of how the trauma of some WWII returning veterans was ignored by society and particularly how it impacted one family.

Hidden Legacy of WWII

 

Connect to the Marcus Brotherton website for his 4 books about the Band of Brothers plus other books about the 101st Airborne Division.

Marcus Brotherton Site

 

The true story of the most decorated platoon of World War II.

Longest Winter

 

The true story of the sacrifice made by a small Virginia town on D-Day.

Bedford Boys

 

Read the first person account of a citizen-soldier in the 84th Infantry Division - The Railsplitters.

Always A Soldier - Never GI

 

Guy Whidden is a veteran 101st Airborne paratrooper. This book recounts his service in WW II through letters written to his mother. Heavy censorship forced her to read between the lines.

Between The Lines

 

Compelling and realistic Cold War novel about missing POWs.

Forgotten Soldiers

 

The true story of a helmet's journey from the battlefield to the home of surviving relatives.

Jason's Helmet

 

A remarkable journey from childhood through the Second World War and beyond.

Red Wells

 

War stories and recollections from the men who were there. Remarkable stories and vintage photos.

Red Wells

 

A women betrayed, another sacrificed in a chain reaction of double crosses that alters World War II.

Connsumate Traitor

 

Another excellent historical novel of American paratroopers in WW II from author Gary Varner.

greathour

 

A gripping, tightly-crafted, action-packed thriller from the man President Ronald Reagan called an American Hero.

Heroes Proved

 

Links to websites, films and videos that honor the memory of the brave men and women who fought for America in WWII.

Controversial film for those interested in airborne operations in Europe during the Second World War

pathfinders

 

 WWII Servicemen and Servicewomen celebrating VJ Day in Hawaii

VJ Day

 

 Click for a Pictorial Tribute to WWII Servicemen and Servicewomen

Salute to WWII Vets

 

 

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Organizations dedicated to keeping the memory alive.

 The World War II foundation produces educational films and creates initiatives recognizing the bravery and enormous contributions made by the men and women of the United States military during World War II so that future generations of Americans appreciate the determination and sacrifice that enabled perpetuation of our basic freedoms.

WWII Foundation

 

 A museum in Toccoa, Georgia where many World War II paratroopers trained. Dedicated to keeping the memory of those warriors alive.

currahee military museum

 

Easy Company 508th PIR 82nd Airborne Division Re-enactors from Central Pennsylvania

 

WASPs on the Web
A Tribute to the Women Pilots of World War II

 

 Dog Company, 506th PIR, 101st Airborne Division Re-enactors from the United Kingdom [email protected]

Dog Co Ree-enactors

 

The 101st Airborne Museum in Bastogne honors the brave stand made at the Battle of the Bulge

101st Museum - Bastogne

 

French people in this organization regularly place flowers on the graves of Allied soldiers

Le Fleur de la memorie

Each person in the organization is assigned a specific grave to attend

Clarence Martin Grave

 

Mid Atlantic Air Museum - Reading, PA. Connect with Aviation History

 

2nd Battalion Headquarters Company 506th PIR - 101st Airborne Division (Screaming Eagles) [email protected] (Re-enactors)

 

2nd Battalion Easy Company 506th PIR - 101st Airborne Division (Screaming Eagles) (Re-enactors) [email protected]

 

508th PIR - 82nd Airborne Division (All Americans) Pathfinders (Re-enactors)

 

517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team Fox Company [email protected]

 

29th Infantry Division World War II Living History (Re-enactors)

 

5th Ranger Infantry Battalion - Able Company (Re-enactors)

 

The World War II Historical Preservation Federation [email protected]

 

5th Ranger Battalion - Official Website

 

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