"Courage is the first of all human qualities because
""""it is the quality that guarantees all the others. "

................................................... ...Sir Winston Churchill
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The 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Roster  Company - C (Partial) - 1st Battalion

 LastName FirstName MI Tle Rank ASN No. Pltn Status Medals Comment

Adams Samuel G
Alfano Sylvester T 1/Lt 0-1310200  Photo on Trooper Pictures Co D also
Allen John H 32224858
Allison Dock W 34211050
Almonte Henry A Pvt 33697952 KIA PH Germany
Anastos James M 2/Lt 0-1030308
Anderson Mark S Pfc 39540968 KIA PH (OLC) Germany
Anderson Richard C Pfc 33159652 KIA PH Germany
Angell Wendell A 32254517
Antkowiak Frank J 33557321
Arbeiter Joseph F 6831155
Aspeotis Leon A 36449271
Baier Lyman L 37608076 PH
Baisi Thomas M 12077388
Barker Edwin H 2/Lt 0-540732 PH
Barrow Roy
Belcher Guy E Pvt 34708293 DOW PH Holland
Bell Elmo E 14097461  BS PH(OLC)
Bennett William A 20307120   
Bennett William C 36004193   
Bensch William W T/4 12055487 KIA PH Normandy
Berkowitz David 32228311   
Besele Myles   
Blackmon Robert E 19085917   
Botner Harold K 20524651  PH 
Bradford James T Pvt 34195604 KIA PH Sicily
Brassell Ray O 2/Lt 0-1288850   
Brester Reinholdt 17088567   
Bronson Emmett H 34538142   
Brooks Wiley C Pfc  Photo on Trooper Pictures 
Brownlee Richard H   
Bryner Herbert T   
Burgess William H   
Byrns Mack Jr   
Cameron Donald B   
Caravelli Fred F 33598905
Caschetta Jack C 36048421
Cason James E 20361918
Cathcart Chester A 12188655
Chrisman Horace D Jr Pvt 33581688 BS  PH
Clark Clifford E 35838449
Clark Albert N Jr 17012401
Clore William E 15099482
Coburn Robert J 35875930
Coffin Roger F Cpl 39199530 KIA PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Holland
Cole Larry
Collins Howard M 28320076
Colombi Geraldo 39127956
Conlon Thomas R 32952169
Connese Francis P 12088274
Cook Albert L 20423297
Cooper Dow E 39929667
Copping Charles G 19055838 PF
Cortez Refugio S 38143252
Cosgrove Gerald T 32225953
Cottle Clare E 14102398
Coyne Robert
Crawford Joseph E 13152222   
Crawford Wallace B 39310449   
Creswick Stanley Pfc 32928720 MIA BS PH Holland
Crews Jesse A 33525174   
Crispen Charles H 33296013   
Crosby Launi A 34848289   
Crow Carl J 38116503    also Hq 1
Crummer Dale   
Cullen Hugh F 36017381   
Cunningham Fred C 16074793   
Cunningham Joseph J 11049570   
Curd Marion F 35179937   
Cymerys Charles F Cpl 31021808 KIA PH Sicily
Cyna John 32252144   
Davidson Donn E 36771715   
Davidson Herbert C 39021130   
Davis Howard E 13048613   
Dedman Clifton W 37063038   
DeMasi Joseph V 2/Lt 0-444605   
Dempsey Hubert B Pvt 20229423 KIA PH Normandy
DeWitt Fred L Jr 31336636   
Dibble Jack D 39588182   
Dionne Raymond J Pvt 11083600 MIA BS PH(OLC) Holland
Domikitas Charles J 12060130   
Donahue Lawrence P 15105032   
Dowhanick William 32312543    also Hq 3
Dufresne John A 31115312   
Dukes Kenneth W 39377499   
Dunn Francis J Cpl 20241186 KIA PH Normandy
Faranfontoff Walter Pvt 39572172 KIA PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Holland
Fitt Joseph C Pvt 19073142 KIA SS PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Normandy
Gennette Melvin L Pvt 37070116 KIA PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Normandy
Gousman George H Pfc 32564878 KIA PH Sicily
Goveia Paul E Pfc 16098211 KIA PH Normandy
Harbin Eldridge V Pvt 35489448 KIA PH Sicily
Harrigan Lawrence J Pvt 20251202 KIA SS PH Belgium
Haupt Walter 2/Lt 01297194 KIA  PH Belgium
Hayes Charles T Jr Pfc  Photo on Trooper Pictures 
Heule Vernon E Pfc 37660378 KIA  PH Belgium
Holland Orell G Pvt 20311237 KIA PH Normandy
Humenik John Pvt 13064261 DOW  PH Belgium
Jones William E S/Sgt  Photo on Trooper Pictures 
Kerr Frederick S/Sgt  Photo on Trooper Pictures 
Krolick Charles F Pvt 37672606 DOW  PH Belgium
Kuhns Paul Pfc 06942669 KIA PH Normandy
Lau Kenneth H Pfc 37292649 DOW PH (OLC)  Photo on Trooper Pictures Holland
Lawson Doyle P 14107?83
Marshall Richard A 36982048
Martin Ralph M 14134460
Pennington Clarence Pvt 34728142 KIA PH Normandy
Place Glendon L Pvt 19018505 KIA PH Normandy
Polachek Nicholas Pvt 35521062 KIA  BS PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Normandy
Robbins Wilbur H Jr 2/Lt O1303951 KIA PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Belgium
Rockford Sonnie J Pvt 17046044 KIA PH Holland
Sanders Gus L 1/Lt 0-1306044  Photo on Trooper Pictures 
Schultz Arthur T/4  Photo on Trooper Pictures 
Tutlewski Joseph T 36220731
Tyminski Casimir 6862922
Stefanich Anthony M Capt O1287431 KIA PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures Holland
Upchurch Gerald 32296456
Urra Floyd C 12061232
Uschumperlin Charles C
Van Horn John W 6666894
Varner Roy J 6969930
Vest Lester L Pvt 33049280 POW  Photo on Trooper Pictures Mooseburg
Vincent Joseph W 12056314
Vinson Clarence R 20422936
Visceglia Dominick 32628528
Waite Morris A Pfc 36809980 KIA PH Normandy
Walker Linwood D 34114200
Walsh John J 32251920
Walsh Leo T 11051400
Ward Charles F 11063581
Ward Trynca C Pfc 39245418 KIA PH Germany
Ward Walter A 12060164
Ward Wilbertr G 6991777
Wartick Raymond L T/Sgt 36027083 BS PH  Photo on Trooper Pictures 
Warwick James D 39028747
Warwick Ralph 19082792
Wasecka Stephen 2/Lt 0-1295466
Wasner John E 12051190
Weaver Robert W 20434741
Webb John W 6382691
Weil William J 32701970
Welch Daniel J 12060025
Welsh James D 13002061
Wheatley Charles 37189725
White Floyd M 14020774
Whitlock Clarence G 19059787
Wieter Joseph P
Wilber Edward C Pvt 32225434 KIA PH Normandy
Williams Buford 34118948
Williamsr Herbert P Sgt 32225434 KIA PH Normandy
Williamson Elmer H 14004796
Wilson Edgar L 6574705
Wilson Robert M 37709620
Wimberly Rod F 1459090
Winfrey Joseph C 22132727
Withers Hugh F 7004540
Woloszyn Edward S Pvt 32673188 DOW PH Normandy
Wright Charles H 18011395
Yest Lester L 33049280
Young Robert J 32176626
Zeitner Herman R 39384232
Zepnick Charles F 36841569
Ziffkin David 20433864

BS   -  Bronze Star KODY - Killed on Duty PLTN - Platoon
CAPT - Captain LT COL -  Lieutenant Colonel POW  -  Prisoner of War
COL - Colonel 1/LT - First Lieutenant SGT - Sergeant
DODY - Died on Duty 2/LT- Second Lieutenant S/SGT - Staff Sergeant
DOI - Died of Injuries MAJ -  Major 1/SGT - First Sergeant
DOW - Died of Wounds MIA - Missing in Action SS - Silver Star
DSC - Distinguished Service Cross MOH - Medal of Honor T/SGT - Technician Sergeant
JWO - Junior Warrant Officer PFC -  Private First Class T/4 - Technician 4th Class
KIA - Killed in Action PH - Purple Heart T/5 - Technician 5th Class

R E L A T E D   B O O K S

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Blair, Jr, Clay Ridgeway's Paratroopers: The American Airborne in WW II. New York: Doubleday, 1985 588 p. ISBN: 0385278888
Breuer, William B  Agony at Anzio: The Allies Most Controversial and Bizarre Operation of WW II Jove Publishing, 1989 ISBN: 0515102113
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Breuer, William B Drop Zone Sicily: Allied Airborne Strike,July 1943. Novato, CA: Presidio, c1983. 212 p. ISBN: 089 141 1968
Breuer, William B  They Jumped at Midnight Jove Publishing, (P) c1990 ISBN: 0515104256
Burriss, T Moffatt  Strike and Hold: A Memoir of the 82nd Airborne in WW II Brasseys, Inc, 256 pp August,2000 ISBN: 1574882589
Carter, Ross S  Those Devils in Baggy Pants  Buccaneer Books, Reprint,1996 ISBN: 0899666132
D'Este, Carlo  Patton: A Genius for War 1024 pp ISBN: 0060927623
Devlin, Gerard S  Paratrooper! St Martin's Press, (P) c1976 ISBN: 0312596529
Gavin, James M.  On to Berlin : Battles of an Airborne Commander, 1943-1946 ISBN: 0670525170
Keegan, John The Second World War Penguin (P), 708 p. ISBN: 014011341X
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
MacDonald, Charles B  A Time For Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge Wm Morrow & Co (P), 720 p. ISBN: 068151574
Megallas , James All the Way to Berlin: A Paratrooper at War in Europe 336p., Presidio Press, March, 2003. ISBN: 0891417842
Messina , Phillip Anzio: Song of Destiny A.G.Halldin Publishing Company, 1992. ISBN: 0 935 64838 0
Ryan, Cornelius  A Bridge Too Far 670p. ISBN: 0684803305
van Lunteren, Frank The Battle of Bridges: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Operation Market Garden Casemate, July 19,2014. 336 p. ISBN: 1612002323
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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