101st Airborne Division

....."Wars may be fought with weapons,
.......but they are won by men."

........................................... ......General George S. Patton

 
 
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101st Airborne WW II
Medal of Honor Recipients

  Lt Col Robert G Cole

Pfc Joe E. Mann














Distinguished Service Cross(DSC) Recipients
1/Lt Joseph F Myers
Sgt DeWitt S Terry
T/Sgt James C Single



Silver Star Recipients
1/Sgt John P Kneale
Pvt Leander Reel
Sgt Joseph Sindad
Sgt Donald R Starr
Pvt Lawrence J Stewart
The 401st Glider Infantry Regiment
Roll of Honor K - Z


 LastName FirstName MI Tle Rank Unit Location Date   Status Cemetery

Kaldenberg Robert L Pfc Co E* Holland 10/1/44 USA/IA
Kamp Lyman G Sgt Co F* Normandy 6/44 USA/IL
Karickhoff Kyle D Pfc Normandy 6/8/44 NOR
Kelly Daniel P Pfc Co G* Holland 10/2/44 USA/WI
Kenner Harold D Pfc Co G* Holland 10/1/44 MIA MAR WOM
Kervin James B Sgt Co F* Normandy 6/14/44 USA/PA
Kester Dwight M T/Sgt Belgium 1/4/45 USA/MO
King Edmund E Pvt Hq 2* Normandy 6/14/44 USA/NY
King Robert G Pvt Co G* Normandy 6/9/44 NOR
Kinnunen Eino E Pvt Belgium 1/3/45 DOW USA/MI
Kirby Roy W Pfc Co B Normandy 6/7/44 [3/327] USA/WV
Kirkland James R Pvt 2 Bn* Holland 9/30/44 USA/TX
Kiss James S Pfc Hq 2* Holland 10/13/44 USA/OH
Kittle James D Sgt Co G* Holland 9/30/44 MAR
Kneale John P 1/Sgt Co G* Holland 9/30/44 SS MAR
Kozick John M Sgt Co F* USA/WI
Kratz William R Pfc Co F* Belgium 2/2/45 DOW USA/IL
Kraus Leonard M T/Sgt Co G* Normandy 6/14/44 DOW NOR
Kress Robert W Pfc Co F* Holland 11/6/44 DOW USA/VA
Ksiazek Edward J Pfc Belgium 1/3/45 USA/IL
Kubinski John J Sgt Hq Holland 11/16/44 DOW USA/OH
Kuhn Robert C Pvt Co A Normandy 6/44 [3/327] USA/OH
Kulczycki Joseph Pfc Hq Holland 10/7/44 USA/OH
Lee Jack Pfc Co E* Normandy 6/15/44 NOR
Lee John N Pfc Hq 2* Normandy 7/5/44 NOR
Lemeron Jerald B Pvt Co G* Holland 9/30/44 ARD
Lesakowski Albin A Pfc Co E* Normandy 6/7/44 NOR
Lewis Walter E Jr Pvt Belgium 1/3/45 USA/IN
Likens Fred Pfc Normandy 6/23/44 NOR
Mackiewicz Peter S Sgt Hq 2* Normandy 7/4/44 NOR
Mason Mack C Pvt 2 Bn* Holland 10/1/44 USA/VA
Mayeux Hubert J Pfc Hq 2* Belgium 1/4/45 USA/LA
Mays Ernest Pfc Hq 2* Belgium 1/4/45 H-C
Mc Abee Porter B Pvt Normandy 6/19/44 NOR
Mc Crary Alfred L Pfc Belgium 12/25/44 H-C
Mc Curry William R Pfc Hq 2* Normandy 6/7/44 NOR
Mc Daris Merril T Pvt Co G* Holland 10/18/44 DOW USA/NY
Mc Laughlin Basil G Sgt Co B Alsace 2/20/45 DOW EP
Metz Carl E S/Sgt Co E* Normandy 7/3/44 USA/OH
Mieloszyk Frank E Pvt Co B Holland 10/7/44 MAR
Mobile Pete S Pvt Co G* Holland 11/6/44 USA/OH
Monson Ernest L Sgt Co E* Normandy 7/5/44 DOW NOR
Moran Wendell D Pvt Belgium 1/4/45 DOW USA/OK
Morton Marion M Pfc Co F* Holland 10/5/44 MAR
Mraunac Peter Pfc Co G* Normandy 6/19/44 NOR
Murrah J D Pvt Normandy 6/7/44 USA/MS
Newton Robert G T/Sgt Co G* Normandy 6/24/44 DOW CAM
Nicholson Willard E Pvt Co G* Holland 9/30/44 USA/WVA
Niezgocki Walter P Sgt Co E* Holland 10/1/44 USA/MI
Nycz Henry J Sgt Co G* Normandy 6/14/44 USA/WI
O`Bryant Ben J Pvt Belgium 2/2/45 DOW H-C
Ondo Frank Pfc Co F* Normandy 6/7/44 USA/PA
Ori John Pfc Co E* Normandy 6/17/44 DOW NOR
Ozoroff David Pvt Hq 2* Normandy 6/6/44 USA/NY
Pace Wayne N Pfc Co G* Holland 10/4/44 USA/IN
Padgett Everett G Pvt Co C Belgium 12/31/44 [3/327] LUX
Palermo Raymond S Pfc Co G* Normandy 6/15/44 DOW USA/NY
Palzer James D Pvt Normandy 6/14/44 NOR
Parker Millard Leo T/Sgt Hq 2* Normandy 7/4/44 NOR
Patricella Frank Pvt 2 Bn* Holland 10/2/44 USA/NJ
Paulsen Walter J S/Sgt Co E* Holland 10/2/44 DOW USA/IN
Pearce Arlin O Pfc Co E* Belgium 1/6/45 H-C
Perusek Frank M Pfc Co B Holland 10/7/44 MAR
Phares Robert E Pfc Belgium 1/13/45 USA/WVA
Philips Earl Pvt Co G* Normandy 6/12/44 NOR
Pike Russell M Pfc Holland 9/17/44 glider crash CAM
Poling Frederick D Sgt Co C Belgium 1/15/45 LUX
Pollard Patrick G Pfc Hq 2* Normandy 6/17/44 DOW USA/CA
Poston Kenneth M Pfc Holland 1/3/44 ARD
Quinn Donald F Pvt Alsace 2/2/45 MAR
Reed Burnham E Pvt 2 Bn* Holland 10/1/44 USA/OH
Reel Leander Pvt Co G* Holland 9/25/44 SS MAR
Rethemeyer Robert Pfc Co E* Belgium 1/3/45 Photo on Trooper Pictures  DOW USA/OR
Richardson Arnol C Pvt Belgium 12/24/44 PH (2 OLC) H-C
Ridout Francis E Pfc Belgium 1/7/45 DOW [3/325] USA/MD
Riley Leroy E Pfc Co E* Normandy 6/9/44 DOW NOR
Roberts Bruce S/Sgt Belgium 1/14/45 PH (OLC) LUX
Roberts Murphy J Cpl Belgium USA/LA
Rusin Joseph F Pfc Co E* Belgium 1/45 USA/MA
Sabo Albert E Pfc England 4/4/44 DODY CAM
Santos Arnold F Pfc Co C Belgium 1/16/45 PH (OLC) LUX
Sarnikowski Frank Sgt Co A Holland 9/24/44 MAR
Schermitzler Donald T Sgt Co E* Belgium 1/8/45 H-C
Scott Howard M Pfc Holland 10/7/44 MAR
Selmer John S S/Sgt Co E* Normandy 6/9/44 NOR
Shanko Lewis J Pvt Co G* Normandy 6/44 DOW USA/VA
Sheedy Edward J Pvt Alsace 2/2/45 [3/327] ARD
Shipley William C Pvt Co E* Normandy 6/14/44 DOW NOR
Shirk George E Pfc Alsace 1/23/45 DOW/England CAM
Shutack Charles P T/Sgt Co F* Normandy 6/9/44 USA/OH
Sieffert Regis C Pfc Hq 2* Holland 10/3/44 MAR
Sims Harold W S/Sgt Co F* Normandy 6/7/44 USA/OH
Sinclair Earl G T/5 Belgium 1/3/45 DOW USA/MO
Sindad Joseph Sgt Hq 2* Normandy 6/9/44 SS NOR
Single James C T/Sgt Co B 10/25/45 DSC/DOW USA/OH
Smaldone Joseph F Pfc Co F* Holland 10/2/44 USA/NY
Small Austin J Sgt Co A Holland 9/25/44 MAR
Smith David C Pvt Co A Belgium 2/3/45 DOW USA/NC
Smith Ernest Pfc Hq 2* Normandy 6/9/44 USA/NC
Smith Floyd Pfc Co F* Holland 11/6/44 DOW USA/FL
Smith Howard J Pvt Co G* Belgium 1/3/45 USA/NY
Sokolowski Edward S Pfc Co B Holland 10/7/44 Photo on Trooper Pictures  [3/327] USA/IL
Sopczyk Joseph L S/Sgt Co B Belgium 12/25/44 [3/327] USA/OH
Sparks Raymond E S/Sgt Alsace 2/2/45 PH 2(OLC) H-C
Spevacek Frank E T/Sgt Co E* Holland 10/6/44 DOW/PH(OLC) ARD
Sprister Roy W Sgt Co A Belgium 12/25/44 LUX
Stanley Elbridge E Pvt Co C Belgium 1/30/45 USA/NY
Star William R Pfc Co B Belgium 1/5/45 DOW LUX
Starr Donald R Sgt Co G* Holland 9/30/44 SS/BS ARD
Steinmetz Harry L S/Sgt Co A Holland [3/327] USA/OH
Stewart Lawrence J Pvt       * Belgium 1/3/45 SS USA/MS
Stewart Ross Pvt Belgium 2/45 USA/GA
Studant Frank C S/Sgt Co E* Normandy 6/14/44 DOW NOR
Swiger Carl V Cpl Holland 11/7/44 MAR
Taylor John E S/Sgt Co F* Belgium 1/3/45 Photo on Trooper Pictures  PH(OLC) H-C
Terry DeWitt S Sgt Co G* Holland 9/30/44 DSC MAR
Thurston Frank Pfc Co G* Normandy 7/5/44 BS NOR
Toepker Charles C Pfc RHQ Belgium 1/16/45 LUX
Torrence Lorne J Pvt Co C Holland 10/9/44 MAR
Trerice Harold W S/Sgt Belgium 1/3/45 H-C
Trudeau Frank V S/Sgt Co C Holland 10/11/44 BS/[3/327] MAR
Urschel Herbert P T/Sgt Co F* Holland 9/30/44 Photo on Trooper Pictures  [325K] USA/OR
Valentine Calvin R Pvt Alsace 2/2/45 H-C
Ward Harold J S/Sgt Normandy 6/28/44 BS NOR
Warren George L S/Sgt Co A Normandy 6/13/44 [3/327] NOR
Waters Walter L Pfc Belgium 12/23/44 [3/327] H-C
Whetzel John W Sgt Co G* Normandy 7/7/44 DOW USA/WVA
Whitley John E Pfc Belgium 2/2/45 USA/CT
Whitley William C Jr T/Sgt Belgium 1/3/45 USA/KY
Wiblitzhouser Kenneth Pvt Recon Holland 10/8/44 MAR
Wier Leon Pvt Co F* Holland 9/27/44 USA/IN
Williamson Wade W Pvt Co E* Normandy 7/3/44 USA/LA
Wisniewski Walter M Pfc Co G* Normandy 7/5/44 DOW USA/IL
Wofford Louie O Pfc Co C Normandy 6/11/44 Photo on Trooper Pictures  [3/327] USA/OK
Woodbury Joseph W Pvt Co F* Normandy 6/7/44 NOR
Wooley James F Pvt Co G* Holland 11/10/44 USA/NY
Wright Leonard L Pvt Belgium 1/3/45 USA/NJ
Young Howard O Pfc Normandy 6/8/44 NOR
Youngberg Thor A Pfc Co A Normandy 6/11/44 [3/327] NOR
Zagar Tony R Pfc Belgium 1/9/45 DOW USA/IA
Zingale Louis T Pvt Co A Holland 9/26/44 MAR
Zion Morris J Pvt Co C Belgium 1/14/45 DOW H-C
Zirn Richard H T/5 Alsace 1/31/45 MIA MAR WOM
Zukosky John C Pfc Co C Belgium 12/27/44 PH (OLC) LUX
! NOTE: ( * ) denotes member of the 2nd Battalion, 401st GIR which served as the
               3rd Battalion of the 325th GIR, 82nd Airborne Division. (See Unit History)
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books
R E L A T E D   B O O K S

Ambrose, Stephen E D-DAY June 6,1944: The Climatic Battle of WW II. 6/93, Simon & Shuster ISBN: 0671673343
Ambrose, Stephen E Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest. Simon & Schuster, (June 2001) 336 p. ISBN: 0-743-21638-5
Ambrose, Stephen E Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945. Simon & Schuster, (Nov 1997) 528 p. ISBN: 0-684-81525-7
Badsey, Stephen & Chandler, David G (Editor)  Arnhem 1944: Operation "Market Garden" (Campaign No.24) 1993 96p. ISBN: 1855323028
Bando, Mark A  Avenging Eagles: Forbidden tales of the 101st Airborne in World War 2. Bando Publishing, (2006) 183 p. ISBN: 0977911705
Bando, Mark A  101st Airborne: The Screaming Eagles at Normandy. Zenith Press, (Apr 2001) 156 p. ISBN: 0760308551
Bando, Mark A  Vanguard of the Crusade: The US 101st Airborne Division in WW II. The Aberjona Press, (June 2003) 320 p. ISBN: 0971765006
Black, Wallace B.& Blashfield, Jean F. Battle of the Bulge (World War II 50th Anniversary Series). Crestwood House, 48 pp May,1993 ISBN: 0896865681
Bowen, Robert Fighting With the Screaming Eagles: With the 101st Airborne from Normandy to Bastogne. Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, (Sept 2001) 256 p. ISBN: 1853674656
Breuer, William B Geronimo! American Paratroopers in WWII. New York: St. Martin Press, (1989) 621 p.
ISBN: 0-312-03350-8

Breuer, William B Unexplained Mysteries of World War II. John Wiley & Sons, Sept 1998 256 p. ISBN:0471291072
Burgett, Donald R Currahee!. Presidio Press, (Sept 1999) 256 p. ISBN: 0-891-41681-1
D'Este, Carlo  Patton: A Genius for War 1024 pp ISBN: 0060927623
De Trez, Michel  American Warriors: Pictorial History of the American Paratroopers Prior to Normandy  July, 1998, D-Day Pub, 212 p. ISBN: 2960017609
De Trez, Michel  Cpl Forrest Guth: E Company 506 PIR 101st Airborne Division (WW II American Paratroopers Portrait Series)  March, 2002, D-Day Pub, 56 p. ISBN: 296001765X
De Trez, Michel  Orange is the Color of the Day: Pictorial History of the American Paratroopers in the Invasion of Holland April, 2004, D-Day Pub, 506 p. ISBN: 2960017633
De Trez, Michel  At the Point of No Return : Pictorial History of the American Paratroopers in the Invasion of Normandy 7/98, D-Day Pub, 200 p. ISBN: 2960017617
Devlin, Gerard S  Paratrooper! St Martin's Press, (P) c1976 ISBN: 0312596529
Gavin, James M.  On to Berlin : Battles of an Airborne Commander, 1943-1946 ISBN: 0670525170
Golden, Lewis Echoes From Arnhem Penguin ISBN: 0718305213
MacDonald, Charles B  A Time For Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge Wm Morrow & Co (P), 720 p. ISBN: 068151574
McKenzie, John  On Time, On Target Novato, CA: Presidio, May 15,2000. 304 p. ISBN: 089 141 714 1
Ryan, Cornelius  A Bridge Too Far 670p. ISBN: 0684803305
Webster, David Kenyon Parachute Infantry: An American Paratrooper's Memoir of D- Day and the Fall of the Third Reich 352p. ISBN: 0385336497


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