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The Stephens Co. Historical Society Office, Currahee Military Museum, and Stephens Co. History Museum are all located in the newly-renovated Train Depot in historical downtown Toccoa, GA, where paratroopers first arrived in town by train before walking to the camp to begin their training.

Created by WW2 historian Mark Bando – War Stories, Unit Histories, Personalities and Commanders, Eagle Talk, Links.

Battle at Best is an online archive for World War II stories and articles. Dedicated to the men and women who liberated Europe from oppression in 1939-1945.

The Drop Zone Virtual Museum is dedicated to preserving human history by examining the oral histories, e-histories, and photos of the participants of the seminal event of this century – World War II.

The Official Website of the 501 Parachute Infantry Regiment (501 PIR) activated in Toccoa, GA in November 1942.

The 506th Infantry Regiment Association is dedicated to past, present and future veterans of the 506th Infantry Regiment.

The 511th PIR was activated at Camp Toccoa, Georgia on January 5, 1943, under the command of LTC Orin D. Haugen.What's this item about? What makes it interesting?

517 History

The 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team was originally activated as part of the 17th Airborne Division on March 15, 1943.

A wealth of information about the 517th including many photos of Camp Toccoa!

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Follow the path of Easy company including a stop at Camp Toccoa at Currahee.

On July 21, 1943, the men of the 295th Ordnance Medium Maintenance Company arrived in Toccoa, Georgia and by November 24, 1943, completed their basic training at Camp Toccoa, which included an increased emphasis on physical training, such as long road marches and running the Currahee Mountain.


For more information visit their website. The website is dedicated to the men of the 295th Ordnance Heavy Maintenance Company, an average group of men who performed their duties until the enemy was defeated.

Related links:

295th Roster

295th History

295th Photos

This website is dedicated to the fallen liberators of WWII.

Donated the property at Currahee Mountain that used to be part of Camp Toccoa.

The official website for Band of Brothers on HBO, featuring videos, images, schedule information and episode guides. The series was nominated for nineteen Emmy Awards and won 6, including “Outstanding Miniseries,” Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries, Movie, or Special,” and “Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie, or Dramatic Special.”  It also won a Golden Globe for “Best Miniseries, or Motion Picture made for Television” and a 2003 Writers Guild Award.

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