508th US Parachute Regiment
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Regimental information

History
Constituted 06.10.1942
Activated 20.10.1942
Inactivated 25.11.1946

Campaigns
Normandy in WWII
Rhineland in WWII
Ardennes-Alsace in WWII
Central Europe in WWII

Commanding Officer (CO)

00.10.1942-00.12.1945 Col. Roy E. Lindquist
00.12.1945-00.11.1946 Lt.-Col. Otho E. Holmes

Assignments

14.01.1944-21.01.1945 & 23.01.1945-09.05.1945 82th Airborne Division


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