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"Strength From Above"

Historical Chronicle of the 511th PIR

Editor’s Note: "Strength from Above" is a monthly column that appears in the Static Line airborne newsletter. Since November 1996, The Author, Dr. James Lorio, has used the column to chronicle the personal accounts and exploits of the 511. He has graciously made each issue available for the Drop Zone.  The Following hypertext links tie to each issue of the column.

Volume I Issue No.1   Background on the creation on Strength From Above
Volume I Issue No.2  Orin Haugen, Regimental Commander & Fredrick Thomas  Reg. Sgt. Major 
Volume I Issue No.3  The Training of the 511 on Mount Currahee in Toccoa, GA
Volume I Issue Nos. 5 & 6  Training at Camp Polk

Volume II Issue Nos.  1-4 The Journey to War - 511th's Journey to the PTO 




Source: STATIC LINE, Dec. 1996, Don Lassen, Editor, Box 87518, College Park, GA 30357.

Reproduced: James L. Dendy, Esq., and Mrs. Rhonda Graham, Baton Rouge, LA

Copyright 1998 Patrick O’Donnell

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Copyright 1997 Patrick O'Donnell