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 Victor Schmidt, 505th PIR

Sergeant Victor Schmidt of the 505 spoke fluent German. This came in handy in Normandy and several other times.