Jason van Fliet's WWII.

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Jason van Fliet, quickly promoted to sergeant five weeks before the German Invasion of Holland, is on the Dutch/German border on the 1oth of May 1940,he is in charge of a squad of 9 conscripts.
On the other side of the border is the German Army Group 'B', of some 22 and a half Infantry Divisions, plus 3 Armored Divisions, of some 1299 tanks, plus the second German Air-Force of a mixture of nearly 2000 planes.
His orders are to impede the German attack, after several adventures he reaches the United States and joins their Army as a Lieutenant, at the war's end he is a Lieutenant Colonel.

Table of Contents

The lead up.

Submitted: March 14, 2017

Author’s Note. Most of this book is fixtion Characters, names and many of the events are a product of my imagination. Most batt... Read Chapter

The Border Crossing fire fight.

Submitted: March 14, 2017

He looked up into the sky, and lifted a fist, and swore softly under his breath, before he quickly started, waking up his men, he went to... Read Chapter

Flight from the border.

Submitted: March 15, 2017

Jason and Paul paddling like mad, caught up to the rest of the squad, some extra men, all unwounded, who had retreated from some of the o... Read Chapter

The Ambush.

Submitted: March 15, 2017

Jason was chosen, by the other remaing eleven men, as the leader, before they went towards, the coast with Kees de Lange as second in com... Read Chapter

Historical Facts.

Submitted: March 15, 2017

At 16.50 hours on May the fourteenth 1940, after some 5 days of unprovoked attack, the Dutch Forces were ‘ordered’. to destroy whatev... Read Chapter


Submitted: March 15, 2017

Fourteen men, they had picked up a sergeant, by the name of, Chris van Dyke, one of the few marines left, after their bloody stand, at th... Read Chapter


Submitted: March 16, 2017

All fourteen men, plus Cornelius on board, except the man on the wheel, tried to watch the sky for aircraft, especially for the Stuka’S... Read Chapter


Submitted: March 16, 2017

The sergeant who stood at attention, and had saluted, he gave his name as: “Sir, sergeant Jason van Fliet, 161120101 ,of the Nether... Read Chapter

The Convoy.

Submitted: March 16, 2017

Jason arrived in the large City of Liverpool, after a long slow journey from London, he found that the harbour was awash with ships, ther... Read Chapter

Otto Werdermann.

Submitted: March 16, 2017

Otto shook his head again almost in disgust: “Bloody Yanks, bloody Argies, and bloody Brazilians, and god knows, what others bloody for... Read Chapter

The end for U377.

Submitted: March 16, 2017

The convoy commander ,( a retired vice-admeral), was smiling and said to the captain, of the large 15.000 ton merchant man ,“ de Zuider... Read Chapter

Officers Candidate.

Submitted: March 16, 2017

March 11 1941 President Rosevelt, after he had pushed every politician in the United States into agreeing, signed into Law, the so-ca... Read Chapter

December 7 1941 The Day of Infamy.

Submitted: March 16, 2017

Dec.7 1941, The day described by President Rosevelt as:“The day of Infamy”! The day of the Japaneese unprovoked attack, on Pearl ... Read Chapter

Getting ready for Operation Torch.

Submitted: March 17, 2017

The hundreds of ships, with some 107.000 men aboard, 84.000 of them American, and 23.000 British, which had left the Eastcoast of the USA... Read Chapter

Torch, the easy invasion.

Submitted: March 17, 2017

November 8th Patton’s main landing was made at Fedela, 15 miles North of Casablanca, with subsidery ones, at Mebdia, 55 miles farther N... Read Chapter

Qued Zem.

Submitted: March 17, 2017

December 17th 1942, LONDON. In the house of commons today, Anthony Eden, the British Foreign Secretary, read a lengthy declaration by the... Read Chapter

Historical Facts on Stalingrad.

Submitted: March 18, 2017

Stalingrad 31-01-1943, News came through on the Radio, to all American and British forces, that the Encirclement of Stalingrad was at an ... Read Chapter

‘DJ Ksaira’.

Submitted: March 18, 2017

February 14th 1943, Lieutenant, lieutenant, Jasons shoulder was being violently shaken, he slowly opened his eyes, he was dead tired, he ... Read Chapter

Escape plans.

Submitted: March 18, 2017

Just 1.600 men held out on the Ksaira Hills, they were well supplied by the American Airforce DC3’s, ( defying the German anti-aircraft... Read Chapter


Submitted: March 18, 2017

They company slipped down the Hills, of ‘DJ Ksaira’, circumventing small units of German troops, which where spread around the hills,... Read Chapter


Submitted: March 19, 2017

This final German High Command Attack, had been beaten into impotence, and having sown the wind, the Wermacht was now to reap the Wirlwin... Read Chapter

Operation Husky.

Submitted: March 19, 2017

After several months, of agonizing investigation, collecting of men ,materials of war, ships planes, paratroopers, and all other pharaphe... Read Chapter


Submitted: March 19, 2017

Jason’s men, plus two battalions of rangers, stormed into Gela, after leaving their LCA’s, there was some heavy fighting, by a couple... Read Chapter

Just past Carleone.

Submitted: March 20, 2017

The convoy moved at an easy pace, several miles in front were 3 white M3A1, reconnaisance radio scout cars, with a .50 and a .30 machine ... Read Chapter

The Fight continues.

Submitted: March 21, 2017

When Jason scanned the Italian troops closely, he said to Visser, with some sort of relief in his voice: “That’s good John, they don... Read Chapter

Two Companies.

Submitted: March 21, 2017

Major General Ralf Dixon, the divisional commander, turned to Jason and told him: “Son, I want you to form a defensive line here”, he... Read Chapter


Submitted: March 21, 2017

Palermo July 22nd 1943, the people of Palermo ,came out of their dwellings, large and small , the German and Italian forces, appeared to ... Read Chapter

From Sicily to Italy.

Submitted: March 22, 2017

The remnants of the defeated Italian army units, with hardly any moral, or wish to fight, was evacuated by the Italian Navy, and small st... Read Chapter


Submitted: March 22, 2017

April 1944, Great Britain had become one large armed camp, there were now, some 2 million US soldiers, they where camped all around the S... Read Chapter

The Dance.

Submitted: March 22, 2017

Jason was standing, leaning on the bar, with a glass of beer in his hand, slowly sipping from it , whilst looking around the place, which... Read Chapter

Janelle Balderstone.

Submitted: March 22, 2017

They left arm in arm from the house, Janelle was lit up from the compliments, her man had given her, Jason had been able to procure a jee... Read Chapter

May 1944.

Submitted: March 23, 2017

On May the 16th, Jason and several other officers, from the 4th Division, involved in the first waves to be landed, were shown, some of t... Read Chapter

D Day.

Submitted: March 23, 2017

They, (the Allied troops to invade Europe), had waited and waited, near the end of May, to beginning June, to start the Invasion, leave p... Read Chapter


Submitted: March 23, 2017

The first task for the American’s was, to cutt off the Contentin peninsula, and than take Cherbourg, this was for one simple reason onl... Read Chapter

June 1944.

Submitted: March 24, 2017

June 1944, on the third day, after being put in reserve, with training daily in full swing, plus integrating new men in the Battalions, J... Read Chapter

The Para’s.

Submitted: March 24, 2017

Most of the Paratroopers, where dropped a fair distance, from where they were supposed to land, a small group of them ,saw a German vehic... Read Chapter

Jason's Normandy.

Submitted: March 25, 2017

There was hardly any fighting, on Red Beach, Jason was informed by a runner, that within 15 minutes of company B ,third platoon going inl... Read Chapter

The road to Cherbourg.

Submitted: March 25, 2017

The next morning Jasons battalion, plus 2 other Battalions of the division, moved into the direction of Montenourg,meeting several small ... Read Chapter

The Patrol.

Submitted: March 26, 2017

Major van Fleet came out of his tent, near the town of St Saveur, when a corporal by the name of Harold Muir walked over to him, from the... Read Chapter


Submitted: March 27, 2017

To free Paris, it appeared, was the least of Overlord planners intention, they the brass wanted to by-pass the big city, so they did not ... Read Chapter

To the German Border.

Submitted: March 28, 2017

In late August of 1944, Hitler informed his Generals, that he wanted a strong attack, an attack with such overwhelming Forces, that the A... Read Chapter

The End for GERMANY.

Submitted: March 28, 2017

April 20th 1944, Lt.Colonel Jason van Fliet, after his promotion, on recommendation of Colonel Norman Hastings, of the 2nd battalion 4t... Read Chapter


Submitted: March 28, 2017

England April 29th 1945, Janelle had been restless since she went to bed, which was at around 10pm, she was worried about Jason, she had ... Read Chapter

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