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Hitler's Decision to defend Italy (CMH)

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The Ardennes: Battle of the Bulge

The 319th Glider Field Artillery Battalion
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Capt C. Lenton Sartain - Commanding Officer Battery A at Eppinal France 1945(Courtesy: Joseph Covais)

Capt C. Lenton Sartain
319th GFAB A Btry
Commanding Officer

1/Lt Marvin L Ragland Combat Liason Officer

1/Lt Marvin L Ragland
319th GFAB A Btry
Combat Liason Officer

Pfc William M Bonnamy

Pfc William M Bonnamy
319th GFAB
Battery A

S/Sgt Robert G Dickson (Courtesy: Daniel Arismendez)

S/Sgt Robert G Dickson
319th GFAB
Battery A

Pvt Talmage -Sam - Glenn

Pvt Talmage Glenn
319th GFAB
Battery A

T/4 Jesse B Holman (Courtesy of Daniel Arismendez)

T/4 Jesse B Holman
319th GFAB A Btry
KIA 21 Jan 1945

Sgt Mahlon E Sebring

Sgt Mahlon E Sebring
319th GFAB
Battery A

Pfc Beacher F Taylor  (Courtesy of Daniel Arismendez)

Pfc Beacher F Taylor
319th GFAB
Battery A

Pfc James J Waters  (Courtesy of Daniel Arismendez)

Pfc James J Waters
319th GFAB
Battery A

Pfc Floyd Boyer (Courtesy of Daniel Arismendez)

Pfc Floyd Boyer
319th GFAB
Battery B

Pfc Grover B Brothers (Courtesy of Daniel Arismendez)

Pfc Grover B Brothers
319th GFAB B Btry
KIA 6 June 1944

S/Sgt Milton E Chadwick (Courtesy of Daniel Arismendez)

S/Sgt Milton E Chadwick
319th GFAB
Battery B

Pfc Norton A Feierday  (Courtesy: Daniel Arismendez)

Pfc Norton A Feierday
319th GFAB B Btry
KIA 6 June 1944

1/Lt Benjamin Lee Fitzgerald Silver Star Recipient  (Courtesy: Daniel Arismendez)

1/Lt Benjamin L Fitzgerald
319th GFAB B Btry
KIA 6 Oct 1943 (SS)

Pvt Clifford Frank Harrington (Courtesy of Daniel Arismendez)

Pvt Clifford F Harrington
319th GFAB B Btry
KIA 6 June 1944

Pvt William D Hedkte  (Courtesy: Daniel Arismendez)

Pvt William D Hedtke
319th GFAB B Btry
MIA 18 Sept 1944

1/Sgt John D Hrcka (Courtesy of Daniel Arismendez)

1/Sgt John D Hrcka
319th GFAB
Battery B

Pvt Julian Pena Martinez (Courtesy of his nephew - Daniel Arismendez)

Pvt Julian Pena Martinez
319th GFAB
Battery B

Pfc Clifford M Mills  (Courtesy: Daniel Arismendez)

Pfc Clifford M Mills
319th GFAB B Btry
MIA 18 Sept 1944

Pfc Wilmer William Ranniger

Pfc Wilmer William Ranniger
319th GFAB
Battery B

T/5 James Dyer Stanard (Courtesy of Daniel Arismendez)

T/5 James Dyer Stanard
319th GFAB
Battery B

Pfc Steve Zwerko (Courtesy of his grandson - Derek Jasik)

Pfc Steve Zwerko
319th GFAB
Battery B

PFC Alfred  (Fritz) Joseph Nigl

Pfc Alfred "Fritz" Nigl
319th GFAB
Battery B & C

2/Lt Richard E Dietrich  (Courtesy: Daniel Arismendez)

2/Lt Richard E Dietrich
319th GFAB HHC Btry
KIA 6 June 1944

T/4 Jewel Ernest Howell HHC (Courtesy of his son - Ronnie Howell)

T/4 Jewel E Howell
319th GFAB
Battery HHC

Capt John R Manning BN S3 Silver Star Recipient

Capt John R Manning
319th GFAB BN S-3
Silver Star Recipient

2/Lt Rodney A Renfrew Silver Star Recipient  (Courtesy: Daniel Arismendez)

2/Lt Rodney A Renfrew
319th GFAB
KIA 10 Feb 1945 (SS)

Capt John Stephen Doherty MD

Capt John S Doherty MD
319th GFAB Med
MIA 19 Sept 1944

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
Covais, Joseph S Battery: C. Lenton Sartain and the Airborne GIs of the 319th Glider Field Artillery. CreateSpace, 9/2011 586 p. ISBN: 1463578318
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
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
Masters, Charles J.  Glidermen of Neptune: The American D-Day Glider Attack  Southern Illinois Univ Press, ISBN:0809320088
McKenzie, John  On Time, On Target Novato, CA: Presidio, May 15,2000. 304 p. ISBN: 089 141 714 1
Nigl, Dr Alfred J & Charles A Nigl  Silent Wings - Savage Death Santa Ana, CA: Graphic Publishing, Dec 3,2007. 288 p. ISBN: 1882824318
Poulussen, R G  Lost at Nijmegen: A rethink on operation "Market Garden" [Kindle Edition] Amazon Digital Services, Aug 1,2011. 2639 KB. ASIN: B005EH7CIW
Ryan, Cornelius  A Bridge Too Far 670p. ISBN: 0684803305
Tucker, William H.  "Rendez-vous at Rochelinval" Battle of the Bulge  International Airborne Books,Harwichport, MS, 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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