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.

Captain George Simonds, 508th PIR

Captain George Simonds, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, died attacking Hill 95 in Normandy on July 4th, 1944. His final resting place is San Jose, California.