Meet the Heroes: US Airborne Staff Sergeant – Denver “Bull” Randleman

Randleman enlisted in the US Airborne Infantry in August 1942 and was assigned to Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division as a rifleman in 3rd Squad, 1st Platoon. He went through Basic Training at Camp Toccoa, Georgia under the harsh leadership of Captain Herbert Sobel. After training, Randleman became a […]

Meet the Heroes: US Airborne First Lieutenant – Lynn “Buck” Compton

In December 1943, Lynn Compton joined the Army and was assigned to E Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment in the 101st Airborne Division prior to Operation Overlord. During the company’s action at Brécourt Manor, Compton and others, under the leadership of Lieutenant Richard Winters, assaulted a German battery of four 105 mm howitzers firing […]

Impressions from the Battlefield

A more impressions from yesterday’s 1000 point game US Airborne. We played the mission Top Secret with a US list that had lots of veterans and a 105mm howitzer Sherman against Germans without any armoured vehicles, but with a Hauptmann (Captain) in their ranks. In the end, the Germans took the objective and won the […]