We are now able to offer a new "ride-along" Airborne experience. Individuals will be allowed to go "Airborne" along with jump team members on a C47 flight. Hear and feel what it's like to ride in a WWII vintage aircraft and watch the troops dressed in WWII uniforms and equipment "Stand Up & hook Up".
To learn more about this opportunity contact us at: operations_@_wwiiadt.org
Enlistment date: 11 February 1942 Detroit, Michigan
Units: B Company, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
Specialisations: Parachutist, Machine Gunner
Qualifications: Combat Infantryman Badge
Decorations: EAME Campaign Medal, Purple Heart, WWII Victory Medal, Presidential Unit Citation
Discharge Date: 1945
Other Information: Forrest was wounded during the Battle of the Bulge near Champs when a mortar hit him while he was in his foxhole. He was evacuated to the USA and was in hospital when WWII ended.