One of the best ways to get a glimpse into the reality of the war is through the stories from the men who were there. We are constantly working to add to our collection of first hand accounts! If you or a family member has a story to tell about the 17th Airborne, please let us know.


Bryant, Al - 513th Parachute Infantry Regiment

Hagerman, Bart - 193rd Glider Infantry Regiment

Lynch, Bill - 193rd Glider Infantry Regiment, Medical Detatchment

Pratt, Cliff - Military Police Platoon

Reed, Paul - 513th Parachute Infantry Regiment

Worden, Ronald - 194th Glider Infantry Regiment

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This website, and the Scions organization, is dedicated to all the veterans who served with the 17th Airborne Division at any time during its period of activation. The site is administered by the "Scions of the 17th Airborne Division, Inc.", an organization chartered by 17th veterans to honor the service of all its veterans and to insure that the story of the 17th Airborne is told. The website will be updated to add information and documents related to the 17th Airborne.

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