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101st Airborne WW II
Medal of Honor Recipients

nbsp; Lt Col Robert G Cole

Pfc Joe E. Mann







































506th PIR WW II
Distinguished Service Cross(DSC) Recipients

Capt Walter Amerman
1/Lt Elton E Brooks
Pvt Herman Cordes
Pfc Don G Hackman
Pfc Orel H Lev
Capt Frank L Lillyman
Lt Col John S Maloney
Capt Tilden S McGee
Sgt George Montilio
Lt Col Lloyd E Patch
Capt Knut H Raudstein
Capt Charles J Santasiero
T/3 Andrew Sosnack
Lt Col William L Turner
Maj Richard D Winters
Pfc Gilbert Van Every
2/Lt Donald E Zahn


















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The 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment
1st Battalion - Trooper Pictures
Company A
Pfc Norman F Alexander - Company A - 3rd Squad - 1st Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Norman F Alexander
506th PIR Co A
3rd Squad - 1st Platoon

Pfc Carl D Angelly - Company A - (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Carl D Angelly
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Pfc James T Atchley - Company A - (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc James T Atchley
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion


Pvt Dale H Atwood - KIA Normandy

Pvt Dale H Atwood
506th PIR Co A
KIA 6 June 44

Sgt David Bahus - Company A

Sgt David Bahus
506th PIR Co A
KIA 26 Dec 44

Cpl Ollie E Barrington Jr - Company A - (Courtesy: Denise Slaughter)

Cpl Ollie E Barrington Jr
506th PIR Co A
KIA 20 Dec 44


Pfc Dale I Bartels - Company A - Mortar Squad 1st Pltn (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Dale I Bartels
506th PIR Co A
Mortar Squad 1st Platoon

Pfc Raymond O Bascom - Company A - Mortar Squad 3rd Pltn (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Raymond O Bascom
506th PIR Co A
Mortar Squad 3rd Platoon

Pfc Robert J Bearss Company A - Clerk

Pfc Robert J Bearss
506th PIR Co A
Company Clerk


Pfc Carlton E Blankenship - Company A - 3rd Squad - 1st Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Carlton E Blankenship
506th PIR Co A
3rd Squad - 1st Platoon

1/Lt Anthony N Borrelli - Co A XO - Silver Star Recipient (Courtesy: Don Straith)

1/Lt Anthony N Borrelli
506th PIR
Co A XO - Silver Star

Pfc Earl F Borchers - Company A - (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Earl F Borchers
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion


Sgt Henry Albert Boyd - Company A - PH (OLC)

Sgt Henry A Boyd
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Pfc Grady E Boykin - Company A - 1st Squad - 2nd Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Grady E Boykin
506th PIR Co A
1st Squad - 2nd Platoon

PfcLouis R Braasch - Company A - (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Louis R Braasch
506th PIR Co A
POW - Bastogne


Pfc Overton Bradley

Pfc Overton Bradley
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Sgt Jack Bram - Company A - Mortar Squad - 1st Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Sgt Jack Bram
506th PIR Co A
Mortar Squad - 1st Platoon

T/Sgt Russel J Bright (Courtesy: Don Straith)

T/Sgt Russel J Bright
506th PIR Co A
KIA 12 April 45


Sgt Donald W Brininstool - Company A - 2nd Platoon - Silver Star Recipient (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Sgt Donald W Brininstool
506th PIR Co A
2nd Platoon - Silver Star

Pvt Phillip Broncheau - Company A - Native American Nez Perce Tribe (Source: Pierre Godeau [ABUCS])

Pvt Phillip Broncheau
506th PIR Co A
DOW 24 Dec 44

Sgt Raymond R Bruni - Company A - 3rd Squad = 1st Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Sgt Raymond R Bruni
506th PIR Co A
3rd Squad - 1st Platoon


Pfc Donald Robert Burgett - Company A

Pfc Donald R Burgett
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

1/Lt Samuel S Burns - Company A  2nd Platoon(Courtesy: Don Straith)

1/Lt Samuel S Burns
506th PIR Co A
2nd Platoon

Sgt Joseph A Caivano - Company A

Sgt Joseph A Caivano
506th PIR Co A
KIA 12 April 45


1/Lt Harold B Carter - Company A  (Courtesy: Hal Carter Jr)

1/Lt Harold B Carter
506th PIR Co A
MIA 6 Oct 44

Pfc Paul R Carter - Company A

Pfc Paul R Carter
506th PIR Co A
KIA 17 Sept 44

Pfc Zygmunt V Chmielewski - Company A - Bronze Star Recipient (Source: Don Straith)

Pfc Zygmunt Chmielewski
506th PIR Co A
Bronze Star Recipient


T/5 James M Chronister - Company A = Mortar Gunner(Source: Don Straith)

T/5 James M Chronister
506th PIR Co A
Mortar Gunner

Pfc Alfred G Corgan - Company A

Pfc Alfred G Corgan
506th PIR Co A
KIA 12 April 45

Pfc Justo Correa - Company A (Source: Don Straith)

Pfc Justo Correa
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion


Pfc Archie P Coward - Company A (Source: Pat Avinger)

Pfc Archie P Coward
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Pfc Jesse Crow  Company A

Pfc Jesse Crow
506th PIR Co A
1st Platoon

S/Sgt William Edison Crusan  Company A

S/Sgt William E Crusan
506th PIR
Company A


Captain Melvin Davis

Capt Melvin Davis
506th PIR Co A
Commanding Officer

Pvt Billy F Deaver - Company A (Source: Don Straith)

Pvt Billy F Deaver
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Sgt Nick Demkowicz

Pfc Sgt Nick Demkowicz
506th PIR Co A
KIA 12 April 45


Cpl Paul J DeVitte - Company A (Source: Don Straith)

Cpl Paul J DeVitte
506th PIR Co A
Asst Squad Leader

2/Lt James L Diel (received battlefield commission picture is of him while S/Sgt Co E) - KIA  Company A

2/Lt James L Diel
506th PIR Co A
KIA 19 Sept 44

Pfc Charles E Donohue - Company A - Mortar Squad 3rd Platoon(Source: Don Straith)

Pfc Charles E Donohue
506th PIR Co A
Mortar Squad - 3rd Platoon


T/5 Robert V Duffee - Company A - Mail Orderly (Source: Don Straith)

T/5 Robert V Duffee
506th PIR Co A
Mail Orderly

1/Lt James F Dunham Company A 2nd Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

1/Lt James F Dunham
506th PIR Co A
2nd Platoon

Pfc Sgt Harold G Duty (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Sgt Harold G Duty
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion


S/Sgt Merritt H Easley (Courtesy: Don Straith)

S/Sgt Merritt H Easley
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Pvt Clarence T Eisler (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pvt Clarence T Eisler
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

T/5 Franklin H Eller (Courtesy: Don Straith)

T/5 Franklin H Eller
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion


Pfc Laverne A Fator (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Laverne A Fator
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Pvt Emanuel Fell - Company A (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pvt Emanuel Fell
506th PIR Co A
KIA 21 Dec 44

Pvt John D Figueroa Company A (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pvt John D Figueroa
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion


2/Lt Eugene M Forbes Company A 1st Platoon

2/Lt Eugene M Forbes
506th PIR Co A
1st Platoon

Cpl Frank A Gaddy - Company A (Source: Don Straith)

Cpl Frank A Gaddy
506th PIR Co A
Asst Squad Leader

1/Lt David R Galarno - Company A (Source: Don Straith)

1/Lt David R Galarno
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion


Cpl Howard L Gillespie - Company A (Source: Don Straith)

Cpl Howard L Gillespie
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Cpl Horace Grisso - Company A (Source: Don Straith)

Cpl Horace Grisso
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Pvt James H Hagenbuch - Company A (Source: Don Straith)

Pvt James H Hagenbuch
506th PIR Co A
DOW 7 June 44


Cpl Floyd E Harrison - Company A (Source: Don Straith)

Cpl Floyd E Harrison
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Pfc John M Hair (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc John M Hair
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Sgt James H Hoenscheidt - Company A (Source: Don Straith)

Sgt James H Hoenscheidt
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion


Sgt Joseph R (Jody) Hopkins - Company A (Source: Mike Henstridge)

Sgt Joseph R Hopkins
506th PIR Co A
KIA 21 Dec 44

1/Sgt Charles A Hudson - Company A (Source: Don Straith)

1/Sgt Charles A Hudson
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Sgt Robert G Impink - Company A - 1st Squad - 2nd Platoon (Courtesy of his grandson: Kevin S Mazur)

Sgt Robert G Impink
506th PIR Co A
1st Squad - 2nd Platoon


Pfc Leon F Jackson - Company A (Source: Don Straith)

Pfc Leon F Jackson
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Sgt Gerald C Janes - Company A - 3rd Squad 1st Platoon (Source: Don Straith)

Sgt Gerald C Janes
506th PIR Co A
3rd Squad - 1st Platoon

Sgt Ernest J Janssen - Company A - 3rd Squad 1st Platoon (Source: Don Straith)

Sgt Ernest J Janssen
506th PIR Co A
3rd Squad - 1st Platoon


Pfc Carl J Jester - Company A (Source: Don Straith)

Pfc Carl J Jester
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Pfc Kenneth Jobes - Company A - 2nd Squad - 3rd Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Kenneth Jobes
506th PIR Co A
2nd Squad - 3rd Platoon

Pfc Kenneth Jobes - Company A - Mortar Squad - 1st Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

T/4 Francis C Keenan
506th PIR Co A
Mortar Squad - 1st Platoon


Pfc Dean Kemmerer Company A

Pfc Dean Kemmerer
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Pvt Delmar W Kennedy - Company A (Source: Don Straith)

Pvt Delmar W Kennedy
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Capt William C Kennedy Company A - jumped with C-506 in Normandy and Holland, took command of A-506 for a few days in Holland before being wounded, A-506 XO in the Bulge until taking command on January 15, 1945 until deactivation

Capt William C Kennedy
506th PIR Co A
CO 15 Jan 45


Captain Roy M Kessler - CO Co A 21 Dec 1944 until KIA 15 Jan 1945

Capt Roy M Kessler
506th PIR Co A CO
KIA 15 Jan 1945

Sgt James M King

Pvt James M King
506th PIR
Company A

Sgt Charles F Knight - Company A - 2nd Platoon (Courtesy: Robin Knight)

Sgt Charles F Knight
506th PIR Co A
2nd Platoon


Pfc Robert L Knight - Company A - 2nd Squad - 3rd Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Robert L Knight
506th PIR Co A
2nd Squad - 3rd Platoon

S/Sgt Anthony S Krull - Company A (Source: Don Straith)

S/Sgt Anthony S Krull
506th PIR Co A
Supply Sgt

Pfc George M Lilly - Company A (Source: Don Straith)

Pfc George M Lilly
506th PIR Co A
KIA 6 June 1944


Pfc Him Lim - Company A (Source: Don Straith)

Pfc Him Lim
506th PIR Co A
Company Cook

Pvt James M Lovett Sr - Company A (Source: Don Straith)

Pvt James M Lovett Sr
506th PIR Co A
KIA 12 April 45

Sgt Cread C Marriott - Company A (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Sgt Cread C Marriott
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion


Pfc John F Mc Cracken - Company A - Messenger (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc John F Mc Cracken
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Pfc Charles L Mc Cullough - Company A (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Charles L Mc Cullough
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

2/Lt Albert H Miller Jr - Company A (Courtesy: Don Straith)

2/Lt Albert H Miller Jr
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion


Cpl John Miller - Company A (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Cpl John Miller
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

T/5 Joseph J Molnar - Company A  Medic 3rd Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

T/5 Joseph J Molnar
506th PIR Co A
Medic 3rd Platoon

Pfc Robert E Morneweck

Pfc Robert E Morneweck
506th PIR Co A
KIA 12 April 45


1/Lt William W Muir - Company A (Courtesy: Don Straith)

1/Lt William W Muir
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

T/Sgt Lawrence A Newton - Company A - 1st Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

T/Sgt Lawrence A Newton
506th PIR Co A
1st Platoon

Pvt Carlos M Nieto - Company A - 3rd Squad - 3rd Platoon

Pvt Carlos M Nieto
506th PIR Co A
3rd Squad - 3rd Platoon


Pfc George E Oakman - Company A -Mortar Squad - 1st Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc George E Oakman
506th PIR Co A
Mortar Squad - 1st Platoon

Sgt Floyd T O Neal - Company A (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Sgt Floyd T O'Neal
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Sgt Frederick E Patching - Communications  Company A - Silver Star Recipient (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Sgt Frederick E Patching
506th PIR Co A
Silver Star Recipient


Pvt Warren W Perkins - Company A (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pvt Warren W Perkins
506th PIR Co A
KIA 6 June 44

Sgt Harold W Phillips - Company A (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Sgt Harold W Phillips
506th PIR Co A
3rd Sq Ldr 2nd Pltn

Pfc Stephen P Polander - Company A (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Stephen P Polander
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion


Pfc Charles A Powell - Company A (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Charles A Powell
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Pfc John A Powers - Company A (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc John A Powers
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Sgt Joseph P Powers - Company A (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Sgt Joseph P Powers
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion


Pfc Eldon R Prziborowski - Company A - Mortar Squad - 3rd Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Eldon R Prziborowski
506th PIR Co A
Mortar Squad 3rd Platoon

Pfc Bernard J Rinne - Company A (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Bernard J Rinne
506th PIR Co A
KIA 17 Sept 44

Pvt Doun T Rose - Company A-3rd Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pvt Doun T Rose
506th PIR Co A
3rd Platoon


Sgt John Ross - Company A (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Sgt John Ross
506th PIR Co A/Hq1
1st Battalion

Pfc Clarence E Rozelle - Company A -Mortar Squad - 1st Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Clarence E Rozelle
506th PIR Co A
Mortar Squad - 1st Platoon

Cpl John Rozman [Roseman] - Company A Pathfinder (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Cpl John Rozman
506th PIR Co A
Pathfinder


Pvt Ancel W Red Ruggles - Company A  [Later Transferred to 82nd Airborne] (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pvt Ancel W Ruggles
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Pvt Roy V Runyan - Company A - 3rd Squad - 1st Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pvt Roy V Runyan
506th PIR Co A
3rd Squad - 1st Platoon

2/Lt Robert E Rutan - Company A -2nd Platoon(Courtesy: Don Straith)

2/Lt Robert E Rutan
506th PIR Co A
2nd Platoon


T/5 Norman L Sandifur - Company A  Medic  (Courtesy: Don Straith)

T/5 Norman L Sandifur
506th PIR Co A
Medic

Pfc Marcos S Santillan - (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Marcos S Santillan
506th PIR Co A
KIA 12 April 45

Sgt Charles H Shoemaker - Company A - 3rd Squad - 1st Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Sgt Charles H Shoemaker
506th PIR Co A
3rd Squad - 1st Platoon


Pfc Floyd W Smith - Company A  (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Floyd W Smith
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Pfc William L Stewart - Company A  (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc William L Stewart
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Pfc Donald B Straith - Company A - 3rd Squad - 1st Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Donald B Straith
506th PIR Co A
3rd Squad - 1st Platoon


Pfc Donald B Straith - Company A   (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc William P Straitiff
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Sgt Theodore R Stringfellow - Company A (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Sgt Theodore Stringfellow
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Pfc Charles A Syer - (PH 2 Oak Leaf Clusters)

Pfc Charles A Syer
506th PIR Co A
KIA 12 April 45


Pfc David Tovar

Pfc David Tovar
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

S/Sgt Sherwood C Trotter -  3rd Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

S/Sgt Sherwood C Trotter
506th PIR Co A
3rd Platoon

T/Sgt Theodore Vetland - Company A - Platoon Sgt 2nd Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

T/Sgt Theodore Vetland
506th PIR Co A
Plt Sgt 2nd Platoon


2/Lt Spencer Walton - (Courtesy: Don Straith)

2/Lt Spencer Walton
506th PIR Co A
3rd Platoon

Pfc Elwood L Waterman Jr - (Source: Dominique Potier)

Pfc Elwood L Waterman Jr
506th PIR Co A
KIA 7 Oct 44

Pfc Loren I Weckesser - Company A - 3rd Squad - 3rd Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Loren I Weckesser
506th PIR Co A
3rd Squad - 3rd Platoon


Sgt Amos E West - Company A - Comm Sgt  (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Sgt Amos E West
506th PIR Co A
Comm Sgt

1/Sgt Finis E White (Courtesy: Don Straith)

1/Sgt Finis E White
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Pfc Harold C Wilhelm - Company A - Pathfinder (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Harold C Wilhelm
506th PIR Co A
Pathfinder


Pfc Joseph R Wyckstandt (Courtesy: Don Straith)

Pfc Joseph R Wyckstandt
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

Pfc John Young

Pfc John Young
506th PIR Co A
1st Battalion

2/Lt Harry Zuckerman 1st Platoon (Courtesy: Don Straith)

2/Lt Harry Zuckerman
506th PIR Co A
1st Platoon



Company B
Pvt Leonard Baranski - Company B

Pvt Leonard Baranski
506th PIR Co B
KIA 10 June 44

Pfc James P Grennan - Company B

Pfc James P Grennan
506th PIR Co B
KIA 26 December 44

Pfc Joseph J Kajack - Company B

Pfc Joseph J Kajack
506th PIR Co B
KIA 6 June 44


Sgt Jack H Luther - Company B

Sgt Jack H Luther
506th PIR Co B
1st Battalion

Pfc Clyde O Mc Crory - Company B

Pfc Clyde O Mc Crory
506th PIR
Company B

Pvt William E Mc Crory- Company B

Pvt William E Mc Crory
506th PIR Co B
KIA 6 June 44


S/Sgt Palma Paul Mitchell

S/Sgt Palma Paul Mitchell
506th PIR
Company B

Sgt Walter Skeen - (Polecat Scagg)

Sgt Walter Skeen
506th PIR
Company B

Pfc Fred T Smith - Company B - Silver Star Recipient

Pfc Fred T Smith
506th PIR Co B
Silver Star Recipient


Capt Cleveland R Fitzgerald - Commanding Officer Company B

Capt Cleveland R Fitzgerald
506th PIR Co B
Commanding Officer



Company C
Pfc Thomas W Brayton - Company C

Pfc Thomas W Brayton
506th PIR Co C
1st Battalion

Pvt John J Caccese - Company C -(Source: Michele Pintarch - niece )

Pvt John J Caccese
506th PIR Co C
KIA 6 October 44

Pfc Wilbur Clair Clouser - Bronze Star Recipient

Pfc Wilbur C Clouser
506th PIR Co C
1st Battalion


Pfc Paul K Devoe - Company C

Pfc Paul K Devoe
506th PIR Co C
KIA 6 October 44

Pfc David Dryden - Company C (Courtesy of his son - Ken Dryden)

Pfc David Dryden
506th PIR Co C
1st Battalion

Capt Albert M Hassenzahl - Commanding Officer Company C - Silver Star Recipient

Capt Albert M Hassenzahl
506th PIR Co C
Commanding Officer


S/Sgt Dominick J Peternel

S/Sgt Dominick J Peternel
506th PIR Co C
KIA 9 June 44

Pvt Claire M Peterson - Soldier Medal Recipient  (Courtesy: David Joern)

Pvt Claire M Peterson
506th PIR Co C
KIA 19 December 44

Pfc Rosario P Rizzo - Silver Star - Bronze Star - Purple Heart Oak Leaf Cluster

Pfc Rosario P Rizzo
506th PIR Co C
KIA 23 December 44


Pfc Anthony C Rodriguez - (Courtesy of his daughter: Theresa Grato)

Pfc Anthony C Rodriguez
506th PIR
Company C

Pfc John Rogoshewski 506 PIR Co C (Source: Rhonda Rogoshewski-Reinen)

Pfc John Rogoshewski
506th PIR Co C
KIA 19 Dec 44

Pfc Robert K Sapp - Company C (Source: Donald B Straith)

Pfc Robert K Sapp
506th PIR Co C
1st Battalion


Pfc Maldon Teel - Company C

Pfc Maldon Teel
506th PIR Co C
1st Battalion

Pvt Raymond Ward (Source: Jim Opolony)

Pvt Raymond Ward
506th PIR Co C
KIA 12 June 44

Pvt Benjamin Franklin Winn - Company C - Served on plane 42-100819, when it was hit by enemy fire and crashed just northeast of Picauville on June 6, 1944

Pvt Benjamin F Winn
506th PIR Co C
KIA 6 June 44



Headquarters Company 1st Battalion (HQ 1)
Sgt Edwin R Armil

Sgt Edwin R Armil
506th PIR Co Hq 1
1st Battalion

Sgt Richard Lamar Brinkley

Sgt Richard L Brinkley
506th PIR Co Hq 1
1st Battalion

T/4 Robert L Cheever - Bronze Star and Purple Heart(OLC) Recipient

T/4 Robert L Cheever
506th PIR Hq 1
KIA 19 Sept 44


Pvt John Kenneth Day (Source: Thomas Kibler)

Pvt John K Day
506th PIR Hq 1
KIA 5 Oct 44

Pvt Adrian DeHoog

Pvt Adrian DeHoog
506th PIR Hq 1
1st Battalion

1/Lt Warren Hill Frye - Mortar Platoon - PH (OLC) (Source: Thomas Kibler)

1/Lt Warren H Frye
506th PIR Hq 1
KIA 25 Sept 44


S/Sgt Joseph F Galu

S/Sgt Joseph F Galu
506th PIR Hq 1
1st Battalion

Pfc Willie (Bill) L Gardner Jr

Pfc Willie L Gardner Jr
506th PIR Hq 1
1st Battalion

Pfc John J Grispon (Source: Thomas Kibler)

Pfc John J Grispon
506th PIR Hq 1
Anti-Tank Platoon


Sgt William Warren Grovenburg HQ1 Mortar Platoon 4th Squad (Courtesy of his son: William Grant Grovenburg)

Sgt William W Grovenburg
506th PIR Hq 1
Mortar Pltn - 4th Squad

Pfc Charles A Liapes (Gus) (Courtesy: Tom Kibler)

Pfc Charles A Liapes
506th PIR Hq 1
1st Battalion

Pvt Rue D McMahan - DOW Holland (Source: Donald B Straith)

Pvt Rue D McMahan
506th PIR Hq 1
DOW 5 Oct 44


S/Sgt Thomas F Meggs

S/Sgt Thomas F Meggs
506th PIR Hq 1
1st Battalion

Pfc Herman Moulliet

Pfc Herman Moulliet
506th PIR Hq 1
1st Battalion

Pvt Edward Jennings Murray - KIA Holland

Pvt Edward J Murray
506th PIR Hq 1
KIA 21 Sept 44


Pfc Frederick W Newcomb - LWA Normandy (Source: Brian Siddall)

Pfc Frederick W Newcomb
506th PIR Hq 1
1st Battalion

1/Sgt David M Rodgers HQ 1st Battalion

1/Sgt David M Rogers
506th PIR Hq 1
1st Battalion

Pfc James Simms

Pfc James Simms
506th PIR Hq 1
1st Battalion


1/Lt Wayne Elmore Winans - Silver Star Recipient - (Source: Gini Reineke)

1/Lt Wayne E Winans
506th PIR Hq 1
KIA 20 Sept 44

Capt William V Wilson

Capt William V Wilson
506th PIR Hq 1
1st Battalion

Lt Col Robert Harwick - 1st Battalion Commanding Officer

Lt Col Robert Harwick
506th PIR
CO 1st Battalion


Lt Col Clarence Hester- 1st Battalion Commanding Officer

Lt Col Clarence Hester
506th PIR
CO 1st Battalion

Lt Col William L Turner - DSC Recipient

Lt Col William L Turner
506th PIR Hq 1
KIA 7 June 44

Lt Col Lloyd E Patch - 1st/3rd Battalion Commanding Officer - DSC/Silver Star Recipient

Lt Col Lloyd E Patch
506th PIR
CO 1st/3rd Battalions



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Alexander, Larry Biggest Brother: The Life of Major Dick Winters, The Man Who Led the Band of Brothers NAL Hardback (April 2005), 320 p. ISBN: 0451215109
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
Compton, Lt Lynn (Buck) & Marcus Brotherton Call of Duty: My Life Before, During and After the Band of Brothers. Berkley Hardcover, (May 6, 2008) 288 p. ISBN: 0425219704
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
Gabel, Kurt The Making of a Paratrooper: Airborne Training and Combat in World War II Univ Press of Kansas (Jan 1990), 282 p. ISBN: 070060409X
Gardner, Ira & Roger Day Tonight We Die As Men: The untold story of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment from Toccoa to D-Day. Osprey Press, (April 21, 2009) 344 p. ISBN: 1846033225
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
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
Kershaw, Alex The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon Da Capo Press, 288 pp November 30, 2004 ISBN: 0306813041
Killblane, Richard  Mc Niece, Jake The Filthy Thirteen: From the Dustbowl to Hitler's Eagles Nest: The 101st Airborne's Most Legendary Squad of Combat Paratroopers Casemate Publishers and Book Distributors, 288 pp May 1, 2003 ISBN: 1932033122
Koskimaki, George E D-Day With The Screaming Eagles Casemate Publishers and Book Distributors, 356 pp September 11, 2002 ISBN: 1932033025
Koskimaki, George E Hell's Highway: Chronicle of the 101st Airborne Division in Holland, September-November 1944 Casemate Publishers and Book Distributors, 453 pp March 1, 2003 ISBN: 193203305X
Koskimaki, George E The Battered Bastards of Bastogne: A Chronicle of the Defense of Bastogne, December 19, 1944 - January 17, 1945 Casemate Publishers and Book Distributors, 484 pp December 1, 2002 ISBN: 1932033068
MacDonald, Charles B  A Time For Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge Wm Morrow & Co (P), 720 p. ISBN: 068151574
Malarkey, Don & Bob Welch Easy Company Soldier: The Legendary Battles of a Sergeant from WW II's "Band of Brothers" . St Martin's Press, (May 13, 2008) 288 p. ISBN: 0312378491
McKenzie, John  On Time, On Target Novato, CA: Presidio, May 15,2000. 304 p. ISBN: 089 141 714 1
McLaughlin, Jerome J D-Day+60 years Bloomington, IN: Authorhouse, April 20,2004. 300 p. ISBN: 1418402699
Megallas , James All the Way to Berlin: A Paratrooper at War in Europe 336p., Presidio Press, March, 2003. ISBN: 0891417842
Mehosky, Ivan P The Story of a Soldier. BookSurge, (Aug 2006) 348 pp. ISBN: 1419621491
Post, Robyn, Guarnere, William & Heffron, Edward  Brothers in Battle, Best of Friends  Berkley Hardcover, 10/2/2007. 320 p. ISBN: 0425217280
Ruggero, Ed  Combat Jump: The Young Men who Led the Assault into Fortress Europe, July, 1943  HarperCollins, 10/21/2003. 388 p. ISBN: 0060088753
Ruggero, Ed  The First Men In: US Paratroopers and the Fight to Save D-Day  HarperCollins, 6/13/2006. 368 p. ISBN: 0060731281
Ryan, Cornelius  A Bridge Too Far 670p. ISBN: 0684803305
Stokes Jr, G G  Camp Toccoa: First Home of the Airborne.: 1942-1944 CreateSpace, 3/14/2011. 28p. ISBN: 1461005868
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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