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COMBAT STORIES FROM World War II

Dan McBride | 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division - Army

7:29   |   It was an old tub, the ship that Dan McBride boarded to cross the Atlantic. They turned back and docked in Newfoundland because of technical problems and that began a bizarre turn of events that wound up causing them to take longer to cross than did Christopher Columbus. Once they got to England, they discovered a great new hobby, fighting with the Brits.

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