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Normandy's Most MISDROPPED PARATROOPERS at Graignes | HIstory Traveler Episode 201



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Much has been made of the misdropped paratroopers in Normandy. In reality, most land relatively close to their drop zones with the exception of a group from the 507th PIR of the 82nd Airborne who were dropped over 20 miles away from their intended target. In this episode, we'll be exploring the site where the men of the 507th made a stand against the 17th SS at Graignes.

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Other episodes that you might enjoy:

- Juno Beach: The Fighting Canadians on D-Day | History Traveler Episode 194: https://youtu.be/c5k4z_e9sk0
- The 12th SS Massacre of the Canadians in Normandy | History Traveler Episode 195: https://youtu.be/DCrG58SRc-M
- Holdy Battery: The Sister Gun Battery of Brecourt Manor | History Traveler Episode 187: https://youtu.be/JRFxIQ2X8fc
- German Bunkers of UTAH BEACH (D-Day!!!) | History Traveler Episode 190: https://youtu.be/M0InwW6lMpA
- The Private Collection of Major Dick Winters (EP 151): https://youtu.be/_MQd0EIBIgg

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