Paratroopers of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment

This page is dedicated to John J. Dolan of A Company




       (Below is a letter from General James Gavin to Cornelius Ryan author of "The Longest Day")



       The following 7 page account appeared in a book by Robert Murphy of A Company. It describes the June 6,1944 D-Day battle for the La Fiere
       causeway in Normandy, France. It was written by the 505 Parachute Infantry Regiment's A Company Commander, Lt. John J. Dolan.
       ( 1999/2000 Robert M. Murphy "No Better Place To Die" - the following letter is not for reprint - 505rct.org)




May 31,1964. John J. Dolan talked to the Boston Globe on the 20th Anniversary of D-Day.
See the article below for the full page with General Gavin and Bob Murphy. (Courtesy of Newspapers.com)



May 31,1964. James M. Gavin and John J. Dolan talk to the Boston Globe on the 20th Anniversary of D-Day. (Courtesy of Newspapers.com)




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