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« on: September 02, 2019, 08:51:27 AM »

20 September 2019, Waal Crossing Commemoration, Fort Bragg, NC

Waal Crossing Commemoration

Public Hosted by All American Airborne Legion

Friday, September 20, 2019 at 6 AM 2 PM EDT

Upper McKellars Pond
Fort Bragg, North Carolina 28310

Annual 307th AEB (82nd Airborne, 3BCT) commemoration of the crossing of the Waal River on 20SEP44. This action as part of WW2's Operation Market Garden was made famous in the film 'A Bridge Too Far'

2018 press coverage included:
https://www.fayobserver.com/news/20181003/paratroopers-remember-waal-river-crossing
http://www.paraglideonline.net/news/20181012/all-american-engineers-honor-wwii-waal-river-crossing

Event is confirmed for Friday September 20th. Blank fire weapons have been authorized by the range commander on base. Would love to have both GIs and Germans attend. We will be Crossing the lake in our replica Mk III boats again this year and need troops to fill them. More details to come next week.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2170612266592495/permalink/2388125061507880/
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