Why should we write about stuff when somebody else already did it? Here are some good sites on the internet:
At M-1Helmet.com you can find all the info you need about the American helmet. If there’s one thing that is typically GI, it’s the M-1 helmet.
If you wanna know everything about the helmet, I suggest you buy the book!
The medics, often called “Doc”, are considered the real heroes of the battle fields by their infantry comrades. These brave young men carried a medical set into combat instead of a weapon. The WW2 US Medical Research Centre site is crammed with information on the Medical Department, tent hospitals, equipment, vet’s stories and much more.
In wartime a lot is going on and confusion is rampant, giving eyewitnesses different views on particular happenings. Battledetective.com tries to find out about some of those stories/events that have gone astray in the fog of war.
The site also contains the “Now & Then” photographs. Where was a photo taken and what is still left of the place where the original photo was taken. And more history, have a look.
The Rhode Island film maker Tim Gray (Tim Gray Media.com) made several documentaries about Rhode Island vets who participated in the Normandy invasion, popularly known as “D-day”. In one of those short films, “D-day: The Price Of Freedom”, we helped to re-create a few scenes. It was an honor to meet these special men and to help them to tell their story.
ROCK OF THE MARNE
Having done some events together, we can tell you these guys are dedicated! Their main focus lies with the journey of the 3rd Infantry Division from Rivièra to east of France.