ACH150: Fr. Francis Sampson was chaplain with the 101st Airborne who jumped over France on D-Day, 1944. Tom and Noëlle Crowe tell us of the selfless exploits of this Catholic priest who some believe should have received the Medal of Honor for his actions.
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- D-Day Drama at the Klondike Aid Station – Warfare History Network
- Francis L. Sampson – The Paratroop Padre – Speaking For A ChangeSpeaking For A Change
- D-Day’s Enduring Memory: Heroic Chaplains Remembered on 75th Anniversary| National Catholic Register
- Francis L. Sampson – Wikipedia
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