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WORLD WAR II PARATROOPERS

THE CURTIS F. PARSONS GROUP MEDIC

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On this page I am displaying other items from 1/505, 82nd Airborne Division Medic Curtis F. Parsons. 

Curtis F. Parsons
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Medic 1/505 82nd Airborne Division

Instructions on how to make a radio.
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These instructions were drawn up by Mr. Parsons. It shows how to make a radio out of a razor blade!

Typed Jump school instructions.
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These were issued to troopers and include the rules and regs for parachute packing school.

Letter from General James Gavin.
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Letter wishing PFC Parsons a speedy recovery from his wounds.

Jump training pictures of Curtis Parsons.
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Parsons jump pictures.
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Pictures of Parsons in his medical unit prior to jump training.

Jump picture and church honor roll certificate.
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Picture of Parsons with unidentified Sailor.
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Probably taken stateside. This is the same jump outfit shown in my collection.Note the menu on wall.

Parsons General Order
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Shows his award of the oakleaf to the Purple Heart. Denotes his second wounding in Holland.

News clipping about Parsons.
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This details his wounding in Holland

Parsons Parachute School Graduation Certificate.
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Notice the early date.

There is a small assortment of items shown on this page.  Of particular interest is the hand drawn schematic and instructions on how to make a radio. 

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