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June 5th, 1944, over 13,000 men from two American parachute divisions flew a nearly impossible mission: to secure the right flank of the Normandy invasion, open roads, secure bridges, and blunt German counter-attacks. Who were these brave men, most of whom jumped for the first time, and many of whom perished? How did they achieve this incredible feat? Why did the Germans fail to stop their attack?

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