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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Camp Toccoa: First Home of the Airborne. 1942-1944






For those who haven't heard of Camp Toccoa, it was used as the original basic training site for Airborne volunteers during World War II. It is the home of such famous units as the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, made famous in the HBO miniseries "Band of Brothers."


Below. Airbone Memorial located at the site of Camp Toccoa, Georgia.


Find out more about Camp Toccoa by watching The Band of Brothers episode of National Geographic's Diggers.

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