Three of the Last WWII Screaming Eagles
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Three of the Last WWII Screaming Eagles

Three of the Last WWII Screaming Eagles details the heroic and intense war experiences of Jim “Pee Wee” Martin, Dick Klein, and Dan McBride ... all paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division.

The stories of war in their own words.

Three of the Last WWII Screaming Eagles offers powerful and intense insights into the war experiences of three combat veterans in WWII. Jim “Pee Wee” Martin, Dick Klein, and Dan McBride, all served in the 101st Airborne Division.

These Screaming Eagles exclusively share in their own words, the accounts of their deadly battles, as well as the demanding training encountered by the paratroopers in WWII. Many details of their stories have never been published!

This book covers their harrowing airborne jumps into Normandy before D-Day and the Netherlands for Operation Market Garden, as well as as their final major battle in Belgium during the epic fighting and brutal winter during the Battle of the Bulge.

Three of the Last WWII Screaming Eagles also provides a glimpse  into the lives of these men before the war. This book is priceless to any historian or person interested in the history of WWII and the 101st Airborne Division due to the first hand interviews of these men.

Jim "PeeWee" Martin, WWII Veteran and Paratrooper

Jim "PeeWee" Martin

101st Airborne Division, 506th PIR

Dan McBride, WWII Veteran and Paratrooper

Dan McBride

101st Airborne Division, 502nd PIR

Richard Klein, WWII Veteran and Paratrooper

Dick Klein

101st Airborne Division, 501st PIR

Col. Jos Groen

Military Author. Soldier. Veteran.

Colonel Jos Groen is an author, speaker, and soldier who has served in the Dutch Marine Corps and Royal Netherlands Army.

He works at the Centre for Research and Expertise of the Netherlands Veterans Institute and is passionate about the military history of the 101st Airborne in WWII.

Colonel Jos Groen

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If you love oral history, you'll love Three of the Last WWII Screaming Eagles by LTC Jos Groen. This is a must-read for fans of military nonfiction.

- Marcus Brotherton, New York Times bestselling author

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