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Pegasus Bridge: June 6, 1944 Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 2, D-Day Minus Two Years, pgs. 30-45 Summary

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Chapter 2, D-Day Minus Two Years, pgs. 30-45 Summary and Analysis

The war was not going well for the Allies in 1942. The Germans and the Japanese were triumphant in most parts of the world. This was the year that the British created their airborne forces.

John Howard and others from Company D volunteered for the airborne glider forces in 1942 when the company became a part of the glider borne forces. Company D was formed from some of the regulars who had been with the unit before it became an airborne unit and by others who Howard accepted into the unit.

At this time, von Luck was with Rommel in North Africa. He and the British commander shut down the war every day at five so that everyone had their evenings free.

This was the year that the Gondrees joined the Resistance.

Howard basically developed...

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