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507th PIR Regimental Pocket Patch





507th PIR WW II
Medal of Honor Recipients

Pvt Joe Gandara
Pvt George J Peters














Silver Star Recipients
S/Sgt Harold K Alquist
2/Lt William C Aubel
S/Sgt Donald E Bosworth
Pfc Joseph S Brosnan
Major John T Davis
Pfc Jerome G Day
Sgt John H Donahoo
Pfc Joseph R Downing
S/Sgt Alexander B Gaydon
Sgt James D House
1/Lt Robert W Law Jr
Capt James P Lyke
Capt John W Marr
2/Lt Gerald C Mc Gonigle
2/Lt Kenneth E McManamy
S/Sgt Samuel D Meade
Col George V Millet Jr
Pvt Charles W Penchard
Sgt Richard G Rarick
Pfc Melvin P Schallert
Capt F V Schwartzwalder
Pvt Roy J Spencer
2/Lt John H Sterner
Sgt Carl W Struthers
Lt Col Charles J Timmes
Capt Clarence A Tolle
S/Sgt Mervin F Troutman
Capt John J Verret
1/Lt Roger Whiting

































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R E L A T E D
A R T I C L E S

Securing the Douve Line (CMH)

The Drop Zone: Fractured - Normandy Remembered

D-Day: The Paratroopers Experience

The Decision to Launch Operation Market Garden

The Ardennes: Battle of the Bulge










The 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment
1st Battalion - Trooper Pictures

Company A
Sgt Nolan R Anderson (Courtesy: B Jeffries)

Sgt Nolan R Anderson
507th PIR Co A
KIA 12 June 1944

Pfc Albert J Ballon (Courtesy: B Jeffries)

Pfc Albert J Ballon
507th PIR Co A
DOW 31 Mar 1945

Pvt Ralph E Clary (Courtesy: B Jeffries)

Pvt Ralph E Clary
507th PIR Co A
KIA 24 March 1944


Pvt George H Hamner (Courtesy Brian Siddall - [Airborne in Normandy])

Pvt George H Hamner
507th PIR
Company A

Pvt Michael Henley (Courtesy Dave Berry - [Pathfinder Historic Consultants])

Pvt Michael Henley
507th PIR
Company A

Pfc Peter J Kacala(Courtesy Lee Oberto (nephew) - [buried St Marys Cemetery Hurley WI])

Pfc Peter J Kacala
507th PIR Co A
KIA 6 June 1944


Pvt George F Klein (Courtesy: B Jeffries)

Pvt George F Klein
507th PIR
Company A

T/5 James Lyons (Courtesy Jim Olson - nephew [Photo circa Sept 1943])

T/5 James Lyons
507th PIR
Company A

Pvt Richard MacDonald (Courtesy Dave Berry - [Pathfinder Historic Consultants])

Pvt Richard MacDonald
507th PIR
Company A


1/Sgt Asa C Ricks - [British Military Medal Recipient] (Courtesy of his son )

1/Sgt Asa C Ricks
507th PIR Co A
British Military Medal

Pvt Calistro M Rosales (Courtesy: Raymond Rosales (cousin)

Pvt Calistro M Rosales
507th PIR Co A
KIA 22 June 1944



Company B
Pvt Reinhold W Bonnell (Source:B Jeffries)

Pvt Reinhold W Bonnell
507th PIR Co B
DOW 15 June 1944

Pfc Luie E Britton (Courtesy:J.L.Vijgen)

Pfc Luie E Britton
507th PIR
Company B

Pvt Charles H Coates

Pvt Charles H Coates
507th PIR Co B
KIA 6 June 1944


Pvt George E Colts (Courtesy: B Jeffries)

Pvt George E Colts
507th PIR Co B
KIA 27 Mar 1945

Sgt John H Donahoo - Silver & Bronze Star Recipient

Sgt John H Donahoo
507th PIR Co B
Silver Star

Pvt Ralph E Flauto

Pvt Ralph E Flauto
507th PIR Co B
1st Battalion


Cpl Louis Francis Jr

Cpl Louis Francis Jr
507th PIR Co B
KIA 15 June 1944

T/4 Robert F Fullom

T/4 Robert F Fullom
507th PIR Co B
KIA 15 June 1944

Pvt Frank George Karafotis

Pvt Frank G Karafotis
507th PIR Co B
KIA 6 June 1944


Pvt John R Oxford

Pvt John R Oxford
507th PIR
Company B

Sgt Charles C Peckham - Bronze Star & PH (OLC) Recipient

Sgt Charles C Peckham
507th PIR Co B
KIA 19 Jan 1945

T/5 Horace J Pendergrass

T/5 Horace J Pendergrass
507th PIR
Company B


Sgt Vernon W (Pete) Rogers

Sgt Vernon W Rogers
507th PIR Co B
KIA 19 Jan 1945

Cpl Robert F Roussey (Courtesy: Dennis Roussey)

Cpl Robert F Roussey
507th PIR Co B
3rd Platoon - 2nd Squad

Sgt Toshio Tokunaga (Source:B Jeffries)

Sgt Toshio Tokunaga
507th PIR
Company B


Pfc Jose A Viramontes

Pfc Jose A Viramontes
507th PIR
Company B

2/Lt Max D Clark (Source:B Jeffries)

2/Lt Max D Clark
507th PIR Co B
KIA 07 June 1944

2/Lt James F Clarke

2/Lt James F Clarke
507th PIR Co B
KIA 13 June 1944



Company C
Pfc Wayne H Albert

Pfc Wayne H Albert
507th PIR Co C
KIA 15 June 1944

Pvt Robert L Bentz

Pvt Robert L Bentz
507th PIR
Company C

Pvt Forrest W Crandall (Source:B Jeffries)

Pvt Forrest W Crandall
507th PIR Co C
KIA 6 June 1944


Sgt William Gately (Courtesy of his daughter: Sherill Gately Murrell)

Sgt William Gately
507th PIR
Company C

Pvt Fred Allen Guilford (Courtesy of his niece: Melissa)

Pvt Fred Allen Guilford
507th PIR Co C
KIA 4 July 1944

Cpl Henry M Hansen - Bronze Star Recipient

Cpl Henry M Hansen
507th PIR Co C
KIA 6 June 1944


Sgt James D House Silver Star Recipient (Courtesy: Matt House)

Sgt James D House
507th PIR Co C
Silver Star

Cpl Howard Huebner

Cpl Howard Huebner
507 PIR Co C
Bronze Star

Sgt Edward J Jeziorski

Sgt Edward J Jeziorski
507th PIR
Company C


Sgt John R Kestler

Sgt John R Kestler
507th PIR
Company C

Sgt Joseph S Kirby

Sgt Joseph S Kirby
507th PIR
Company C

Pvt Douglas E Leonard DOW in England (Source: B Jeffries)

Pvt Douglas E Leonard
507th PIR Co C
DOW 6 June 1944


Pvt Kenneth E Mershon - Company C POW

Pvt Kenneth Mershon
507th PIR Co C
POW

1/Sgt Paul E Pachowka

1/Sgt Paul E Pachowka
507th PIR
Company C

Cpl Clement Sparks DOW/POW strafing at  Besneville (Source: B Jeffries)

Cpl Clement Sparks
507th PIR Co C
DOW 12 June 1944


S/Sgt Mervin F Troutman Silver Star Recipient

S/Sgt Mervin F Troutman
507th PIR Co C
Silver Star

Pfc Earl W Wilhelm 507 Company C (Courtesy of his son: Thomas Wilhelm)

Pfc Earl W Wilhelm
507th PIR
Company C

1/Lt Leonard W Bloethe (Source: B Jeffries)

1/Lt Leonard W Bloethe
507th PIR Co C
KIA 16 June 1944



Headquarters Company 1st Battalion (HQ 1)
Pfc Charles E Baird (Source:B Jeffries)

Pfc Charles E Baird
507th PIR
Hq 1st Battalion

Pfc Lawrence F Becker Jumped D Day Hq/hq (Source:B Jeffries)

S/Sgt Lawrence F Becker
507th PIR
Hq 1st Battalion

Pvt Robert O Benton (Courtesy: B Jeffries)

Pvt Robert O Benton
507th PIR Co Hq 1
KIA 18 June 1944


Pfc John R Bergendahl (Courtesy: B Jeffries)

Pfc John R Bergendahl
507th PIR Co Hq 1
KIA 06 June 1944 (BS/PF)

Staff Sgt Lawrence H Brown

S/Sgt Lawrence H Brown
507th PIR Co Hq 1
KIA 16 June 44

Cpl Ludger J Chabot Jr (Courtesy: B Jeffries)

Cpl Ludger J Chabot Jr
507th PIR Co Hq 1
DOW 15 June 1944


Pvt Nathan D Corley (Courtesy: B Jeffries)

Pvt Nathan D Corley
507th PIR Co Hq 1
KIA 06 June 1944

Pfc George Felicciardi

Pfc George Felicciardi
507th PIR
Hq 1st Battalion

Pvt Vincinzo V Fiore

Pvt Vincenzo V Fiore
507th PIR Hq 1
KIA 10 June 1944


Pvt Richard C Johnson

Pvt Richard C Johnson
507th PIR
Hq 1st Battalion

Pfc Stuart V Jones

Pfc Stuart V Jones
507th PIR
Hq 1st Battalion

Pvt Albert J Kelley 507th PIR

Pvt Albert J Kelley
507th PIR Co Hq 1
KIA 15 June 44


Pfc Norman D Mercer

Pfc Norman D Mercer
507th PIR
Hq 1st Battalion

Pvt George Popivchak 507th PIR (Source: Mark Popivchak)

Pvt George Popivchak
507th PIR Co Hq 1
KIA 6 June 44

Pfc Blake K Shipton (Source: B Jeffries)

Pfc Blake K Shipton
507th PIR
Hq 1st Battalion


1/Lt Emmett T Corrigan (Courtesy: B Jeffries)

1/Lt Emmett T Corrigan
507th PIR Co Hq 1
KIA 24 Mar 1945

1/Lt Robert W Law Jr - Silver Star Recipient (CLICK below to read the citation)

1/Lt Robert W Law Jr
507th PIR Hq 1
Silver Star

1/Lt Robert A. Henderson III (Source: B Jeffries)

1/Lt Robert A. Henderson
507th PIR
Hq 1st Battalion


Maj I.D. Johnson (Source: B Jeffries)

Maj I.D. Johnson
507th PIR
Hq 1st Battalion

Lt Col Edwin J Ostberg - DSC Recipient 1st Battalion Commander

Lt Col Edwin J Ostberg
507th PIR 1st Bn CO
KIA 2 Feb 1945





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books
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
Blair, Jr, Clay Ridgeway's Paratroopers: The American Airborne in WW II. New York: Doubleday, 1985 588 p. ISBN: 0385278888
Breuer, William B Geronimo! American Paratroopers in WWII. New York: St. Martin Press, 1989 621 p. ISBN: 0-312-03350-8
D'Este, Carlo  Eisenhower: A Soldier's Life 880 pp Owl Books (May, 2003) ISBN: 0805056874
D'Este, Carlo  Patton: A Genius for War 1024 pp ISBN: 0060927623
D'Este, Carlo & John S.D.Eisenhower  World War II in the Mediterranean, 1942-1945 (Major Battles & Campaigns) 272 pp Algonquin Books (July, 1990) ISBN: 0945575041
De Trez, Michel  American Paratrooper Helmets: Mediterranean & European Theater of Operations  June, 2010, Histoire & Collections, 272 p. ISBN: 2352501415
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  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
Falerios, Kenton J.  Give Me Something I Can't Do: The History of the 82nd Military Police Company, WW 1 to Iraq Nov 2007, Authorhouse, 192 p ISBN: 1434337197
Francois, Dominique 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment: A Forgotten Regiment Heimdal (Aug 2002), 120 p. ISBN: 2840481642
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
Gavin, James M.  On to Berlin : Battles of an Airborne Commander, 1943-1946 ISBN: 0670525170
Hastings, Max Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy Simon and Shuster(JUV), 396 p. ISBN: 0671554352
Hicks, Anne The Last Fighting General: The Biography of Robert Tryon Frederick Schiffer Pub Ltd, 320pp, ISBN: 0764324306
Inglesby, Leo C A Corporal Once Xlibris  2/2/2001, 108 p. ISBN: 0738838209
Ingrisano, Michael N. Jr And Nothing is Said: Wartime Letters, August 15, 1943 - April 21, 1945 Sunflower University Press, Sept 2002, 540p. ISBN: 0897452631
Irwin, Will (Lt. Col [RET.]) The Jedburghs: The Secret History of the Allied Special Forces, France 1944 Sept 6, 2005, PublicAffairs Pub, 323 p. ISBN: 1586483072
Keegan, John The Second World War Penguin (P), 708 p. ISBN: 014011341X
MacDonald, Charles B  A Time For Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge Wm Morrow & Co (P), 720 p. ISBN: 068151574
McKenzie, John  On Time, On Target Novato, CA: Presidio, May 15,2000. 304 p. ISBN: 089 141 714 1
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
O'Donnell, Patrick K. Beyond Valor  Free Press, 2001, 384 p. ISBN: 0684873842
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
Tomedi, Rudy Ridgeway: A Biography of One of America's Greatest Generals William Morrow & Company, 320 p. ISBN: 068816207X
van Lunteren, Frank Birth of a Regiment: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Sicily and Salerno Knox Press, Sept 6,2022. 574 pp. ISBN: B0B7SJBMWN
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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