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
Harry Nivens – Emmit Nix – Glen Moe
Enlistment date: 28 January 1942 Charlotte, North Carolina
Units: I Company, 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division
Qualifications: Combat Infantryman Badge, Parachute Wings
Decorations: Bronze Star, EAME Campaign Medal, Purple Heart, Presidential Unit Citation, Croix de Guerre with Palm
Discharge Date: February 1945
Other Information: Harry enlisted in January 1942 and completed his basic training at Camp Wheeler, Georgia before entering Jump Training in May 1942 and graduating from Jump School in June where he received his jump wings from General William Miley. He was then assigned to I Company, 3rd Battalion of the 502nd PIR and then moved to Fort Bragg where he participated in large scale training manoeuvres before being shipped to England in September 1943.