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Posted on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 in World War

Military history question - 4 parachute jumps beginning on D-Day?

Every D-Day anniversary my fifth grade teacher was interviewed by the local television stations about his unheard of 4 parachute jumps that started with the D-Day assault.
Is there any way to look up a specific G.I.'s accomplishments/medals during WWII?
I remember him talking about how you were lucky to make a second jump and very few made it to the third jump. A fourth jump was unheard of.
Any ideas on how to figure this one out would be appreciated.
He was my teacher over 30 years ago, the details have faded from my memory.
He was the only WWII vet in Colorado Springs that was absolutely guaranteed an interview by the media on D-Day anniversaries (no offense to anyone's service intended).
It may be inappropriate to put his name here, but I'll email to someone who appears to be legit if that'll help.
Thanks to anyone who might clear this up a bit for me.

The big problem is that Army records of those discharged between 1912 and 1964 went up in smoke in 1973. The link has a list of combat jumps from WWII to now. There were not any units that did 4 beginning with 6 June 44. There were plenty in the 82nd that did 4.

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