8 june 1944

Easy Company’s Campaigns

All credit goes to Marcus Brotherton who put together a wonderful appendix to his book We Who Are Alive and Remain; Untold Stories From the Band of Brothers.  Which includes this timeline.

July-Nov. 1942:  506th PIR activated at Camp Toccoa, Georgia.  Basic Training.  Hike from Toccoa to Atlanta in late November.

Dec. 1942:  Parachute training at Fort Benning, Georgia.  Additional training at Benning through February ‘43.

Feb.-May 1943:  Additional training exercises at Camp Mackall, North Carolina.  More training jumps.

June-Aug. 1943:  Additional training in Kentucky and Tennessee, then to Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Sept. 1943:  Regiment moves to Camp Shanks, New York, boards SS Samaria for England.  Arrive in Swindon and moved to Aldbourne.

Sept. 1943-May 1944:  Additional training in Aldbourne.  In May moves to marshalling area near Exeter, England, then to Upottery Airfield.

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