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503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment Shoulder Patch
(above picture -
Disney design)
503rd PIR Patch



























The 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment
Trooper Pictures

Sgt Jack Hertzig

Sgt Jack Hertzig
503rd PIR Co B
1st Platoon

Pvt Paul S Clum - Buried at Golden Gate National Cemetery, Section C Site 747. (Source: Chelsey Baker-Hauck [Grand Niece])

Pvt Paul S Clum
503rd PIR Co C
KIA 11 May 45

S/Sgt Claire J Hansen

S/Sgt Claire J Hansen
503rd PIR
Company C


Sgt Ray E Eubanks - Medal of Honor Recipient KIA 23 July 1944

Sgt Ray E Eubanks
503rd PIR Co D (MOH)
KIA 23 Jul 1944

Pfc William A Brown

Pfc William A Brown
503rd PIR Co E
KIA 23 Feb 45

Cpl Howard L Holt

Cpl Howard L Holt
503rd PIR
Company E


Pfc Ralph J Bright

Pfc Ralph J Bright
503rd PIR Co F
DOW 22 April 1945

Pvt Lloyd G Mc Carter - Medal of Honor Recipient - Corregidor

Pvt Lloyd G Mc Carter
503rd PIR Co F
(MOH)

Pvt J T Coffee

Pvt J T Coffee
503rd PIR Co G
KIA 12 July 1944


Sgt Ralph Edward Brennen

Sgt Ralph E Brennen
503rd PIR
Company H

T/Sgt Arnold P Riewe - Silver Star Recipient

T/Sgt Arnold P Riewe
503rd PIR Co H
KIA 17 April 1945


2nd Lt Ernest Mc Cullough Kirven - (Courtesy: Dawson Luke)

2/Lt Ernest M Kirven
503rd PIR Co I
KIA 4 May 45

Sgt Joseph M Miller

Sgt Joseph M Miller
503rd PIR Co I
KIA 21 May 45

Pfc Vincent J Stislow - Silver Star Recipient

Pfc Vincent J Stislow
503rd PIR Co I
KIA 18 Feb 45


Pvt Matthew J Dallas

Pvt Matthew J Dallas
503rd PIR
Co Hq 1

Pfc Donald Klooster

Pfc Donald Klooster
503rd PIR
Co Hq 1


Sgt Emery B Graham

Pfc Sherman L Durham
503rd PIR
Co Hq 2

Pfc James Kennedy - Machine Gunner Hq 2 - WIA 19 Apr 1945

Pfc James Kennedy
503rd PIR
Co Hq 2

Pfc Franklin Billiski

Pfc Franklin Billiski
503rd PIR
Co Hq 3


Cpl David Herbert (Bert) Reid

Cpl David H Reid
503rd PIR
Co Hq 3

T/4 Thomas James Crutchfield - Surgical Tech - Med Detachment RHQ (Courtesy of his grandson Jonathan)

T/4 Thomas J Crutchfield
503rd PIR RHQ
Med Detachment

Sgt Emery B Graham

Sgt Emery B Graham
503rd PIR RHQ
S-2 Scout


Capt Harris T Mitchell

Capt Harris T Mitchell
503rd PIR
RHQ

Pvt John C [Jack] Hayes - Bronze Star Recipient

Pvt John C Hayes
503rd PIR
Service Company

Sgt Frank D Hanks Jr - Original Member of the 501st PIB

Sgt Frank D Hanks Jr
503rd PIR
Company Unknown


Sgt Thomas R Pardue

Sgt Thomas R Pardue
503rd PIR
Company Unknown

T/4 Thoma E Sabatino

T/4 Thoma E Sabatino
503rd PIR
Company Unknown

Pfc Arthur R Sanchez - Silver & Bronze Star Recipient

Pfc Arthur R Sanchez
503rd PIR
Silver Star Recipient


Pvt Thomas W Warren

Pvt Thomas W Warren
503rd PIR
Company Unknown

Captain Alden Farnham Church

Capt Alden F Church
503rd PIR
Company Unknown

Pvt William Shaw Buchanan

Pvt William S Buchanan
503rd PIR
Company Unknown





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
Badsey , Stephen & Chandler, David G (Editor)  Arnhem 1944: Operation "Market Garden" (Campaign No.24) 1993 96p. ISBN: 1855323028
Breuer, William B Geronimo! American Paratroopers in WWII. New York: St. Martin Press, 1989 621 p. ISBN: 0-312-03350-8
Breuer, William B Operation Dragoon: The Allied Invasion of the South of France. Presidio Press, Sept 1987 261 p. ISBN: 0891413073
Brooks, Victor Hell is Upon Us: D-Day in the Pacific-Saipan to Guam, June-August 1944. Da Capo Press, (Sept 2005) 384 p. ISBN: 0306813696
Davis, Donald A Lightning Strike: The Secret Mission to Kill Admiral Yamamoto and Avenge Pearl Harbor. New York: St. Martin Press, (March, 2005) 400 p. ISBN: 0-312-30906-6
D'Este, Carlo  Patton: A Genius for War 1024 pp ISBN: 0060927623
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
De Trez, Michel  First Airborne Task Force: Pictorial History of the Allied Paratroopers in the Invasion of Southern France 7/98, D-Day Pub, 500 p. ISBN: 2960017625
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
O'Donnell, Patrick K. Beyond Valor  Free Press, 2001, 384 p. ISBN: 0684873842
O'Donnell, Patrick K. Into the Rising Sun: In Their Own Words, World War II's Pacific Veterans Reveal the Heart of Combat  Free Press, 3/13/2002, 320 p. ISBN: 0743214803
Ryan, Cornelius  A Bridge Too Far 670p. ISBN: 0684803305
Wildman, John B All Americans 82nd Airborne. Meadowlands Militaria, 6/83 ISBN:091 208 1007
The Center of Military History The War in the Mediterranean: A WWII Pictorial History Brasseys, Inc., 465 p. ISBN:1574881302
Yardley, Doyle R  Home Was Never Like This. Yardley Enterprises, Aug, 2002, 312 p. ISBN:0971743908
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