82nd Airborne Division Blog

In this section we talk about people and events of the 82nd in WWII - the known and hopefully lots of the previously unknown. If you have something to add, we would love to hear it. You can enter your comments at the bottom of each story.

Sergeant Alvin C. York

Sergeant Alvin C. York earned the Congressional Medal of Honor with the 82nd Infantry Division in WWI. The division was deactivated between the wars and was then brought back in 1942 as America’s first airborne division.