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HAPPY NEW YEAR 2019!
Welcome to the official online home of the World War 2 Guys! The boys of 2nd Platoon, Company H, 507th PIR are a civilian group of World War II living historians and reenactors based out of the Omaha, Nebraska area. We are a member unit of the WWII Historical Reenactment Society, the largest WWII reenactment organization in the United States. Our primary mission is to honor all of the brave soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines who fought and died for our nation during World War II. We accomplish this mission by accurately and respectfully representing these men at various events throughout the year. We specifically portray the men of the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment because of their very unique history within our home state of Nebraska. The 507th was stationed at Alliance Air Base in western Nebraska from March through November 1943 before heading overseas to take part in the D-Day invasion. The regiment went on to fight in the Battle of the Bulge and jumped on Germany as part of Operation Varsity.
Our unit is made up of members with an avid interest in military history and a unique desire to feel what it might have been like to live the life of a soldier during World War II. We do this by taking part in tactical battle reenactments and immersive field training exercises throughout the year. The members of our group also excel at teaching others through well-researched, interactive displays and through sharing veterans' accounts and experiences.
As we lose more and more World War II veterans with each passing day, our purpose is strengthened to keep alive the traditions and stories of these brave men and to preserve their history for generations to come. Please enjoy exploring our website and we encourage you to drop us some V-Mail through our Contact page. If you are interested in joining our group, please see our Recruiting page and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible. We'll see you in the field!
Site updated March 19, 2019