U.S. Army Special Operations Command/Sgt. Kyle Alvarez

The first U.S. Army paratroopers began training at Fort Bragg during the nation’s preparations for World War II.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ernie Pyle spent his last years embedded with troops in Africa, Sicily, Italy, France, and Japanese-held islands of the Pacific, writing columns detailing the lives of the common World War II soldier six times a week for newspapers across the country.

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