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The Efforts of the Paratroopers on D-day

Summary: Essay examines how the efforts of the paratroopers effected the overall outcome of D-Day.
When Pvt. Len Griffing of the 501st got to the door, "I looked out into what looked like a solid wall of tracer bullets. I remember this as clearly as if it happened this morning. It's engraved in the cells of my brain. I said to myself, 'Len, you're in as much trouble now as you're ever going to be. If you get out of this, nobody can ever do anything to you that you ever have to worry about.'" At this instant an 88mm shell hit the left wing and the plane went into a sharp roll. Griffing was thrown to the floor, then managed to pull himself up and leap into the night. (2. Ambrose, p. 203, para. 1, 2)

This is an experience similar to all of the men who parachuted out of a plane at midnight of June 6, 1944, behind German lines. The...

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