13th Airborne Corps

... "A general is just as good or just as bad as the troops
..... under his command make him.."

................................. ......General Douglas Mac Arthur

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127th AEB
Shoulder Patch

11th Airborne WW II
Medal of Honor Recipient

Pvt Elmer E Fryar
Pfc Manuel Perez Jr


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The 127th Airborne Engineer Battalion
Trooper Pictures

PFc Allen Wade Cates

Pfc Allen W Cates
127th AEB
B Company

Pvt Pvt Eugene A DeSimone (Source:B Jeffries)

Pvt Eugene A DeSimone
127th AEB Co B
DOW 12 Dec 1944

Pfc Henry D Thurman (Source:B Jeffries)

Pfc Henry D Thurman
127th AEB
B Company

Pvt Charles S Wylie

Pvt Charles S Wylie
127th AEB Co B
DOW 7 Dec 1944

T/Sgt Laurel Baxter - (Source: David G Baxter)

T/Sgt Laurel Baxter
127th AEB Co C
Demolition/Motor Pool

Pfc Gilbert J Cox - Company C 127 AEB  Alamo Scout

Pfc Gilbert J Cox
127th AEB Co C
Alamo Scout

Pfc George M Davis Jr - Company C 127 AEB

Pfc George M Davis Jr
127th AEB Co C
DOW 7 Dec 1944

Pvt Glenn Glover - Company C 127 AEB Alamo Scout Recon (Source: Danielle)

Pvt Glenn Glover
127th AEB Co C
Alamo Scout

Sgt William J Potoka Sr - Company C 3rd Platoon 127 AEB (Source: William Potoka Jr)

Sgt William J Potoka Sr
127th AEB Co C
3rd Platoon

Pfc George A Richards   - Company C

Pfc George A Richards
127th AEB
C Company

Pfc Houston A Jolley

Pfc Houston A Jolley
127th AEB
HQ Company

Cpl Philip A Carr  (Source: B Jeffries)

Cpl Philip A Carr
127th AEB
Bronze Star Recipient

T/4 John L Petersen

T/4 John L Petersen
127th AEB
Company Unknown

Sgt Arthur L Barrigar  (Source: B Jeffries)

Sgt Arthur L Barrigar
127th AEB
Company Unknown

S/Sgt Charles G Mautner - Silver Star Recipient (Source: B Jeffries)

S/Sgt Charles G Mautner
127th AEB
DOW 7 Feb 1945 (SS)

T/5 Robert C Mayotte  (Source: B Jeffries)

T/5 Robert C Mayotte
127th AEB
KIA 7 Dec 1944

Sgt Lloyd L Peters - Silver Star Recipient  (Source: B Jeffries)

Sgt Lloyd L Peters
127th AEB
DOW 7 Dec 1944 (SS)

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
Archer, Clark Paratroopers Odyssey : A History of the 517th Parachute Combat Team. 266p., 1985, ISBN: 0961601507
Astor, Gerald 'Battling Buzzards': The Odyssey of the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team 1943-1945. 338p., 7/93, Donald I Fine Pub, ISBN: 0440236932
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
Brooks, Victor Hell is Upon Us: D-Day in the Pacific-Saipan to Guam, June-August 1944. Da Capo Press, (Sept 2005) 384 p. ISBN: 0306813696
Davis, Donald A Lightning Strike: The Secret Mission to Kill Admiral Yamamoto and Avenge Pearl Harbor. New York: St. Martin Press, (March, 2005) 400 p. ISBN: 0-312-30906-6
Devlin, Gerard S  Paratrooper! St Martin's Press, (P) c1976 ISBN: 0312596529
Flanagan, Lt Gen E. M. Jr. USA (Ret.) The Angels: A History of the 11th Airborne Division 1943-46 10/89, Presidio Press, 422 p. ISBN: 0891413588
Keegan, John The Second World War Penguin (P), 708 p. ISBN: 014011341X
McKenzie, John  On Time, On Target Novato, CA: Presidio, May 15,2000. 304 p. ISBN: 089 141 714 1
O'Donnell, Patrick K. Beyond Valor  Free Press, 2001, 384 p. ISBN: 0684873842
O'Donnell, Patrick K. Into the Rising Sun: In Their Own Words, World War II's Pacific Veterans Reveal the Heart of Combat Free Press, 3/13/2002, 320 p. ISBN: 0743214803
Potoka Jr, William J Love in an Altered State: A Family Tested by Stroke  Authorhouse, 12/30/2010, 156 p. ISBN: 1452096678
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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