101st ABN Div. 501st PIR, 2nd Bn Co. D
Gerald remembers most clearly how happy the Dutch were to see the American soldiers. They thanked the soldiers, they cried and tried to do anything they could to help them. Entering the town of Veghel and later also other towns, Gerald noticed that the Dutch managed to keep their streets and towns very clean. Gerald was very suprised by that.
Read about his memories of the Normandy drop here...
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