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Commenorating the Drop
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Ted Podewill (left), organizer of the 76th anniversary of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment mass drop over Lugoff, presents Camden American Legion Post 17 Commander David Fuller with a presidential certificate from the C-47 Club, 82nd Airborne Division for Post 17’s efforts “in keeping alive the unique and historic legacy of the 82nd Airborne Division’s World War Two paratroopers and glidermen.” (Photo by Joan Inabinet)
On March 29, a number of military veterans -- including members of Camden American Legion Post No. 17 -- gathered in front of INVISTA in Lugoff at a memorial marking the site of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment’s mass parachute drop exercise 76 years earlier.