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.......but they are won by men."

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

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Distinguished Service Cross Recipients
Pfc John E Atchley
1/Lt John D Spinkle
Lt Col Arthur Gorham (2)
S/Sgt Clarence Prager
Pvt Gordon Pryne
Lt Col Ben Vandervoort
1/Lt Waverly W Wray
1/Lt Harvey J Ziegler

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Sgt Horace Pearl
Pfc Edward Przyborowski
T/5 James E Roberts
Pvt John L Rosano

The 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Roll of Honor P - R

 LastName FirstName MI Tle Rank Unit Location Date   Status Cemetery

Palmer Arnold Jr Pvt Co F Holland 9/20/44 USA/OK
Palmer Philip V Pvt Hq 3 Sicily 7/11/43 USA/OK
Pate Lacy Pvt Co G Belgium 1/4/45 DOW USA/SC
Paugh James C Pvt Hq 2 Belgium 1/4/45 DOW USA/WV
Pennington Clarence Pvt Co C Normandy 6/9/44 NOR
Perlman Richard Pfc Co E Belgium 12/21/44 USA/NY
Perry Robert G S/Sgt Hq 2 Normandy 6/7/44 USA/NY
Peterson Bernard W Cpl Hq 2 Belgium 1/5/45 USA/NY
Peterman Harold E Pvt Co F Holland 9/28/44 MAR
Pfeiffer Gerald J Pfc Co I Normandy 6/6/44 NOR
Pickett Burwell F Sgt Co D Normandy 6/6/44 USA/MI
Pilcher Hamp F Sgt Co A Normandy 6/22/44 NOR
Pilgrim Royce B Pfc Hq 2 Holland 10/5/44 USA/TX
Piriak Andrew D S/Sgt Co G Belgium 12/30/44 DOW USA/OH
Place Glendon L Pvt Co C Normandy 6/6/44 NOR
Plank Clarence A Pvt Co A Holland 10/2/44 USA/IA
Polachek Nicholas Pvt Co C Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures / BS NOR
Popilsky Ben N Sgt Co E Holland 9/19/44 USA/CA
Portis John S/Sgt Co E Holland 9/26/44 MAR
Potty Eli W Pvt Co F Normandy 6/9/44 NOR
Prager Clarence S/Sgt Co I Holland 9/18/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures / DSC USA/WV
Presulti Anthony F Pvt Co H Belgium 1/3/45 USA/PA
Price John W Sgt Hq 2 Normandy 6/15/44 NOR
Pritchard Norman M Pfc Co E Normandy 6/16/44 USA/NY
Przyborowski Edward Pfc Co E Holland 9/26/44 MAR
Przybyla Joseph J Pvt Co I Normandy 6/21/44 USA/IL
Przybyla Peter K Pvt Hq 3 Belgium 12/27/44 USA/IL
Purull Edward S Pfc Co H Belgium 12/31/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures  USA/WI
Raczkowski Eugene J Pvt Co B Normandy 6/18/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures   NOR
Rajner George J Pfc Co D Normandy 7/3/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures NOR
Ray John P Sgt Co F Normandy 6/13/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures /DOW NOR
Reed Ralph R Pvt Co B Normandy 7/7/44 DOW CAM
Reed Roy W Pfc Co H Sicily 7/10/43 USA/PA
Reedy Angus L Pfc Co F Salerno 9/29/43 S-R
Regan James R Pfc Normandy 6/6/44 NOR
Reichardt Paul W Pfc Co F Salerno 10/5/43
Reid Harold F Pvt Co H Normandy 6/21/44 NOR
Reynolds William F Sgt Co I Belgium 1/3/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures /BS H-C
Riley Richard S S/Sgt Hq 1 Sicily 7/14/43
Rivas Lucas J Pvt Co D Holland 9/21/44 DOW USA/CA
Roberts James E
T/5 Co A Holland 10/7/44 DOW MAR
Roberts John W S/Sgt Hq 3 Normandy 6/25/44 DOW NOR
Robinson Frank E Pvt Hq 3 Holland 10/3/44 USA/NY
Rockford Sonnie J Pvt Co C Holland 9/25/44 MAR
Rojas Frank R Pfc Co F Belgium 1/31/45 USA/TX
Rosnovski Ferdinand G Pfc R/HQ Holland 10/10/44 DOW Arlington
Ross William A Pvt Co A Normandy 6/6/44 USA/OH
Rudy Leo R Pfc Co B Belgium 2/11/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures  BS H-C
Rund James A Pvt Co I Normandy 6/6/44 NOR
Russell Phillip N Pvt Hq 3 Normandy 6/22/44 NOR
Russell William A Pvt Co H Holland 10/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures MAR
Russo Louis Pvt Hq 2 Belgium 12/21/44 H-C
Ryan Francis A Pfc Germany 4/6/45 USA/MA
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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 Drop Zone Sicily: Allied Airborne Strike,July 1943. Novato, CA: Presidio, c1983. 212 p. ISBN: 089 141 1968
Crutchfield, Winston S Pathfinder: A conversation with Buck Hilton and other historical documents about Native American veterans  CreateSpace, 180 pp, Aug 2009 ISBN: 1448679559
D'Este, Carlonbsp; Decision in Normandy William S Konnecky Assc(P), 560 p. ISBN: 1568522606
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  The Way We Were: "Doc" Daniel B. McIlvoy: Regimental Surgeon, 505 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division (WW II American Paratroopers Portrait Series)  August 20, 2004, D-Day Pub, 167 p. ISBN: 2960017668
De Trez, Michel  Colonel Bob Piper: G Company 505 PIR (WW II American Paratroopers Portrait Series)  March, 2003, D-Day Pub, 48 p. ISBN: 2960017641
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
Gassend, Jean-Loup Operation Dragoon: Autopsy of a Battle: The Allied Liberation of the French Riviera August-September 1944 Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. (May 28, 2014), 560 p. ISBN: 076434580X
Gavin, James M.  On to Berlin : Battles of an Airborne Commander, 1943-1946 ISBN: 0670525170
Giard, Régis & Frédéric Blais Helmets of the ETO: A Historical & Technical Guide Histoire & Collections (Jan 2008), 216 p. ISBN: 2352500621
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
McCann, John Passing Through: The 82nd Airborne Division in Northern Ireland 1943-1944 Gardner Books, (May, 2005), 128 p. ISBN: 1904242413
McKenzie, John  On Time, On Target Novato, CA: Presidio, May 15,2000. 304 p. ISBN: 089 141 714 1
Murphy, Robert M  No Better Place To Die Critical Hit,Inc, March 1,2000. 128 p. ISBN: 1929307004
Nigl, Dr Alfred J & Charles A Nigl  Silent Wings - Savage Death Santa Ana, CA: Graphic Publishing, Dec 3,2007. 288 p. ISBN: 1882824318
Nordyke , Phil All American All the Way: Combat History of the 82nd Airborne Division in World War II Zenith Press, April 2005. 880 pgs ISBN: 0760322015
Nordyke , Phil The All Americans in World War II: A Photographic History of the 82nd Airborne Division at War Zenith Press, May 2006. 192 pgs ISBN: 0760326177
Nordyke , Phil Four Stars of Valor: The Combat History of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment in World War II Zenith Press, November 2006. 480 pgs ISBN: 0760326649
Ruggero, Ed  Combat Jump: The Young Men who Led the Assault into Fortress Europe, July, 1943  HarperCollins, 10/21/2003. 388 p. ISBN: 0060088753
Ryan, Cornelius The Longest Day  Touchstone Books (P), 350 p. ISBN: 0671890913
Ryan, Cornelius  A Bridge Too Far 670p. ISBN: 0684803305
Tucker, William H.  Parachute Soldier: From the Diary of William H. Tucker, 1942-1945  ISBN:1884540015
Tucker, William H.  "Rendez-vous at Rochelinval" Battle of the Bulge  International Airborne Books,Harwichport, MA, ISBN:0-9647683-2-1
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

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