JUMP 44

Living History Group

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Jump 44 aim to accurately represent members of the 508 PIR and 307th Airborne Engineers/Medical Battalion associated to the 82nd Airborne during the second world war, with extensive historical knowledge within the field we are proud to present our members...

Glyn"Pockets"Shipstone, Graham"dude"Lawson, Paula"Mutz"Barsby, Neil"Runway"Barsby, Vaughan"Sparky"Barnett, Lewis"Hollywood"Smith, John Elliot, Mindy Elliot.

History

On 20th october 1942, at camp Blanding,Florida,the 508th parachute infantry regiment was activated with Major Roy E. Lindquist in command....

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Find out what we do as Re-enactors and the experiences we share with veterans,the public,other re-enactors and hopefully you. Click the link below to delve into the reenacting world and see how we aim to keep history alive.

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Veteran Memoirs

Listen to a collection of audio recordings of interviews with Don Jakeway H.Co 508PIR and Ralph Burrus F.CO 508PIR about their time in nottingham and Normandy

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Cushman Build

Take a look at this tear jerking tribute to Pvt John Daum who sadly lost his life in Normandy June 1944, in the form of a scratch built airborne cushman 53, made by our very own talented Glyn "Pockets" Shipstone.

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