17th Airborne Division

....."Wars may be fought with weapons,
.......but they are won by men."

........................................... ......General George S. Patton

Units Roll of Honor
    507th PIR
    513th PIR
    193rd GIR
    194th GIR
    139th AEB
    464th PFAB
    466th PFAB
    680th GFAB
    681st GFAB
    411th QM
    155th AAA
    517th Sig Co
    224th Med Co
    HQ Company
    17th CIC
    17th MP Plt
    17th PM Co
    Combat Jumps
    Bulge Memories
    Operation Varsity
  17th Airborne Assoc
  82nd Airborne Assoc
  325th GIR Assoc
  504th PIR Assoc
  508th PIR Assoc
  Other Airborne Assoc
  Other Resources
  Airborne and Special Operations Museum

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Silver Star Recipients
Lt Col Paul F Oswald
Capt John Featherston
Pfc Francis Holbrook
Capt Jacob I Stahl
Capt George C Wight

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 680th Glider Field Artillery Battalion
Roll of Honor

 LastName FirstName MI Tle Rank Unit Location Date   Status Cemetery

Bobovnik Sylvester R Sgt Germany 3/24/45 DOW USA/OH
Bratek Matthew J T/5 Belgium 1/8/45 USA/PA
Brisach Joseph C Pvt B Btry Germany 4/2/45 DOW MAR
Campbell Charles V Pvt Germany 3/24/45 DOW USA/IN
Campbell Glenn H Pfc B Btry Germany 4/3/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures DOW MAR
Cannon Frederick B Cpl A Btry Belgium 12/25/44 USA/VA
Crotty John V T/5 HqBtry Germany 3/25/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures DOW MAR
East Clifford E Pfc B Btry Germany 3/24/45 USA/IN
Fasko Edward J Pfc DODY USA/OH
Featherston John H Jr Capt A Btry Germany 3/24/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures SS MAR
Gannon Asa G Pvt Belgium 1/7/45 DOW USA/KS
Gogal Thomas P Pvt B Btry Germany 3/24/45 MAR
Greco Randolph R Pfc B Btry Germany 3/24/45 MAR
Hash Carl H Pvt Germany 3/24/45 USA/MD
Hymel Alvin P T/4 A Btry Belgium 12/25/44 NOR
Kincade Doyal Pvt A Btry Belgium 12/25/44 NOR
LaFavers Alpha A Pvt A Btry Belgium 12/25/44 USA/IN
Lankford Charles H T/Sgt HqBtry Belgium 12/25/44 EP
Lay Alva R Pfc Germany 4/3/45 USA/KY
Mancini Harry J Pvt Germany 3/24/45 MAR
Minnear Ruppert Pfc Germany 3/24/45 USA/TN
Palmquist Lewis E Pfc B Btry Germany 3/24/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures  USA/IA
Propp Harold L Pvt HqBtry Germany 3/24/45 USA/NE
Robertson Curtis E Pvt Germany 3/24/45 MAR
Schoepf Charles J Sgt A Btry Germany 3/24/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures  MAR
Siebert George P Pfc A Btry 12/43 KODY USA/OR
Simmons Gordon E Cpl B Btry Germany 3/29/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures DOW MAR
Stahl Jacob I Capt B Btry Germany 3/24/45 SS USA/MA
Steckmyer Gerald T Pvt Germany 3/24/45 DOW MAR
Tappe Robert W Cpl B Btry Germany 3/24/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures  MAR
Teresi August C Pvt A Btry Belgium 12/25/44 USA/PA
Westby Arthur H Pfc Germany 3/24/45 MAR
Williams Thomas H Pvt A Btry Belgium 12/25/44 NOR

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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
Burriss, T Moffatt  Strike and Hold: A Memoir of the 82nd Airborne in WW II Brasseys, Inc, 256 pp August,2000 ISBN: 1574882589
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
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
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
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
van Lunteren, Frank Blocking Kampfgruppe Peiper: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in the Battle of the Bulge Casemate, Sept 19,2015. 368 p. ISBN: 1612003133
van Lunteren, Frank The Battle of Bridges: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Operation Market Garden Casemate, June 1,2014. 336 p. ISBN: 1612002323
van Lunteren, Frank Spearhead of the Fifth Army: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Italy from the Winter Line To Anzio Casemate, Sept 16,2016. 320 p. ISBN: 161200427X
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
Wilson, Robert L. & Phillip K. A Paratrooper's Panoramic View: Training with the 464th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion for Operation Varsity. pps, 244, 11/30/2005, Authorhouse ISBN: 1420854291

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