Table of contents for To D-Day and back : adventures with the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment and life as a World War II POW : a memoir / by Bob Bearden.

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PART I
DOING MY BIT
One			Texas National Guard, 144th Infantry
Two			Parachute School, Fort Benning Georgia
Three			507th Cast of Characters
Four			Payday Parties
Five			Training Jumps in a Peanut Patch
Six			Louisiana Maneuvers, 1943
Seven:			Rodeo Jump: Alliance, Nebraska, August 1943
Eight			The Jumping Mascot
Nine			Sadalia, Missouri Jump
Ten			Taking My Exclusive Furlough to Wyoming
Eleven			The 507th PIR in Northern Ireland
Twelve			Jolly Olde England: Fish in Chips, 507th Style
 
PART II
D-DAY AND THE BATTLE FOR NORMANDY
Thirteen		D-Day Jump and the Little French Maid
Fourteen		Assembly
Fifteen			The Battle for Fresville
Sixteen			Taylor¿s Group: Bundle Duty and Ear Injury
Seventeen		Millet¿s Group: My Hottest Day of the War
Eighteen		Avoid Crossing God in Combat
Nineteen		Patrols and Moving Out
Twenty		Capture
 
PART III
TOURING EUROPE 10TH CLASS: MY LIFE AS A POW
Twenty-One		From St. Lo to Alencon
Twenty-Two		We Lay Tracks, Dig Bombs, and Play RN
Twenty-Three		Gimme Shelter
Twenty-Four		Buttered French Bread
Twenty-Five		Alencon-Paris and the Berlin Bitch
Twenty-Six		Victory is Sweet
Twenty-Seven		A Boxcar Ride to Stalag XIIA: Horrors by Day or Night
Twenty-Eight		Stalag IIIC to Stalag IVB: Learning the Ropes as a POW
Twenty-Nine		Stalag IIIC, Kuestrin: Willkommen!
Thirty			Daily Life at Stalag IIIC¿ Pals So Good and True
Thirty-One		Red Cross to the Rescue
Thirty-Two		Deutsch fur Amerikaner: Swaps and Scams at Stalag IIIC
Thirty-Three		Life and Death (Mostly Death): The French and Russian Compounds
Thirty-Four		The Russians are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!
PART IV
THE RUSSIAN EXPERIENCE OR, HEADING EAST TO GO WEST
Thirty-Five		Vodka, Vodka, Everywhere, and Plenty of It to Drink
Postscript		Taking the Ankle Express Home 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Bearden, Bob, 1922-.
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Regiment, 507th.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American.
United States. Army -- Parachute troops -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German.
Normandy (France) -- History, Military -- 20th century.
Prisoners of war -- Germany -- Biography.
Prisoners of war -- United States -- Biography.