General James M. Gavin by Jake B from Liberty, Mo
by Jake Brandt
from kansas city, Missouri in United States
General James Maurice Gavin, known as "Jumping Jim" was a US Army paratrooper from 1924 to 1958, served on missions such as D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge.
General James Maurice Gavin, also known as "Jumping Jim" was a US Army paratrooper who served between 1924 to 1958. He joined the paratrooper division in 1941 writing the "FM 31-30: Tactics and Technics for Airborne combat." Afterwards, he and his men went on to perform missions such as Operation Husky, D-Day and Mission Boston, Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge. He helped aid in the fight against the Germans and fought from the coastline of Sicily to the City of Berlin. After the war, he retired and became France's American ambassador. He became a three-star lieutenant general in the end with a family of many.
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