17th Airborne Division

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""""it is the quality that guarantees all the others. "

................................................... ...Sir Winston Churchill
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139th AEB
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Silver Star Recipients
2/Lt Earl A Goodman
Pfc Edward R Knox
Lt Col Stanley Johnson
1/Lt John J McNamee Jr

17th Airborne WW II
Medal of Honor Recipients

T/Sgt Clinton M Hedrick
S/Sgt Isadore S Jachman
Pvt George J Peters
Pfc Stuart S Stryker
The 139th Airborne Engineer Battalion
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Lt Colonel Stanley T B Johnson - Commanding Officer 139th AEB

Lt Col Stanley T B Johnson
139th AEB
Commanding Officer

Capt Cornell Pope

Capt Cornell Pope
139/307th AEB
Retired a Colonel

1/Lt John J McNamee Jr - (Source: Jill McNamee)

1/Lt John J McNamee Jr
139th AEB
Silver Star Recipient

S/Sgt Vincent A Mazza

S/Sgt Vincent A Mazza
139th AEB
Company A

Pfc Warren W Kuns

Pfc Warren W Kuns
139th AEB
Company B

Sgt Francis C Cassidy Jr

Sgt Francis C Cassidy Jr
139th AEB
Company B & C

Pfc James J Deignan

Pfc James J Deignan
139th AEB
Company C

Pfc Ralph R Grooten

Pfc Ralph R Grooten
139th AEB
Company C

Pfc Charles Renner - Company C (Source: TM44)

Pfc Charles Renner
139th AEB
Company C

T/5 Leiceister C Stift - Company C (Source: Gary Stift)

T/5 Leiceister C Stift
139th AEB
Company C

Pvt Henderson C Baham

Pvt Henderson C Baham
139th AEB
Company Unknown

S/Sgt Everette Lloyd Foster (Source: J C Foster)

S/Sgt Everette L Foster
139th AEB
Company Unknown

T/4 Howard S Ruch

T/4 Howard S Ruch
139th AEB
KIA 13 Jan 1945

Pfc Robert C Fox (Source: Rich Mac Alpine)

Pfc Robert C Fox
139th AEB
H & S Company

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
Butler, Rupert  SS: Leibstandarte: The History of the First SS Division 1933-45 (Waffen SS Divisional Histories) Amber Books, 192 p. ISBN:1782742492
Butler, Rupert  SS: Wiking: The History of the Fifth SS Division 1941-45 (Waffen SS Divisional Histories) Amber Books, 192 p. ISBN:1782742484
Butler, Rupert  SS: Hitlerjugend: The History of the Twelfth SS Division 1943-45 (Waffen SS Divisional Histories) Amber Books, 192 p. ISBN:1782742476
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, Carlo  Patton: A Genius for War 1024 pp ISBN: 0060927623
De Trez, Michel  American Paratrooper Helmets: Mediterranean & European Theater of Operations  June, 2010, Histoire & Collections, 272 p. ISBN: 2352501415
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
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
Mann, Chris  SS: Totenkopf: The History of the Third SS Division 1933-45 (Waffen SS Divisional Histories) Amber Books, 192 p. ISBN:1782742514
Mattson, Gregory L  SS: Das Reich: The History of the Second SS Division 1933-45 (Waffen SS Divisional Histories) Amber Books, 192 p. ISBN:1782742506
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
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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