Para-Dice Magazine
March 1943


magazine submitted by Julie Suby, great-niece of
PFC Donald D. Eckels (HQ, 2nd BN, 506th PIR, KIA D-Day)

Para-Dice Magazine, March 1943

This magazine was edited and published by the Special Service Office for the Personnel of the 506th Parachute Infantry, Camp Mackall, NC.

The cover photo of MG Eldridge G. Chapman, decorated WWI veteran and commander of the Airborne Command, is autographed:
To 506th Parachute Infantry
"First on the heights of Currahee"
Eldridge G. Chapman
Airborne Command

Click on the individual page numbers in the table below to view each magazine page. Pages of note include the following (each 8"x11" page is about 200KB):

        9 - Song of the Paratroops by CPT John W. P. Graham (CO, G Company, 3rd BN)
14-15 - 506th Not Expendable by John G. Connell (E Company, 2nd BN)
      20 - C-U-R-R-A-H-E-E (the 2nd BN mascot) by Roderick G. Bain (E Company, 2nd BN)
      22 - In Memoriam to PVT Joseph G. Oparowski (REGT HQ)

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