Jim Pee Wee Martin Death: How did He die?
Greene County native Jim Pee Wee Martin who was a World War II veteran died on 18 September 2022 at the age of 101, according to his Facebook page.
Jim Pee Wee Martin Cause of Death?
His death reason has not been revealed yet. He worked in the 101st Airborne Division and he was a member of Screaming Eagles. Jim was also a paratrooper in World War II, including on D-Day.
101st Airborne Division sends 500 troops to funeral for D-Day ‘legend.’ May Jim “Pee Wee” Martin Rest In Peace until God reawakens him. https://t.co/0vcKHuI4oZ
— GlobalDebt (@WORLDDEBT) September 23, 2022
Operation Market Garden, he was also parachuted in the Netherlands and the Battle of the Bulge.
Who is Jim Pee Wee Martin?
He was born on 29 April 2021 in the United States. Later, he fight in the Battle of the Bulge and after that, he received a Bronze Star, Purple Heart, and European African Middle Eastern Service Medal for his service. Being the lightest paratrooper he earned the nickname Pee Wee in his regiment. On 5 June 1944, he was one of the first American forces to land.
REMEMBERING PEE WEE
Soldiers w/ 2-506 Infantry represented the @TheRakkasans during the funeral service of Jim “Pee Wee” Martin at the Dayton National Cemetery in @cityofdayton, Sept. 21, 2022. pic.twitter.com/gvoF65PNNy
— XVIII Airborne Corps (@18airbornecorps) September 22, 2022