17th Airborne Division

   "History is written by the victors. "
................................. ...Sir Winston Churchill
 
 
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
 
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139th AEB
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Silver Star Recipients
2/Lt Earl A Goodman
Pfc Edward R Knox
Lt Col Stanley Johnson
1/Lt John J McNamee Jr






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 139th Airborne Engineer Battalion
Roll of Honor


 LastName FirstName MI Tle Rank Unit Location Date   Status Cemetery

Anderson John R Pvt USA/DC
Badertscher Russell E S/Sgt USA/OH
Bednarik Charles J Pfc DOW USA/IL
Coyne Harold J Pvt USA/NY
Cribbs Kenneth L T/5 3/12/45 KODY USA/PA
Dowlan Howard V T/5 USA/PA
Flannery Robert M Cpl Belgium 2/6/45 USA/NY
Frigone Carl J Pfc USA/PA
Goodman Earl A 2/Lt Co C Germany 3/24/45 SS USA/MN
Griffith Harold L Sgt USA/OH
Karich Louis N Pfc Germany 3/24/45 MIA MAR WOM
Knox Edward R Pfc Co C Germany 3/24/45 SS MAR
Kuzma Frank J Pfc Germany 3/24/45 MAR
LaRocca Frank F Pfc DOW USA/NY
Leichliter Wayne S/Sgt Germany 3/24/45 MIA MAR WOM
Masias Peter P Pfc USA/IL
Money Wilfred O Pfc DOW USA/NY
Raby Eugene M Pfc Co B Belgium 1/4/45 LUX
Reed Norbert G Pfc Germany 3/24/45 MAR
Ruch Howard S T/4 Belgium 1/13/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/PA
Ryan Vincent C Sgt USA/NY
Silvestri Joseph F Pfc USA/NY
Strudwick Robert H Pfc Germany 2/6/45 H-C
Zmudzinski Henry P Pfc Germany 4/11/45 DOW MAR
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
Breuer, William B Geronimo! American Paratroopers in WWII. New York: St. Martin Press, 1989 621 p. ISBN: 0-312-03350-8
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
McKenzie, John  On Time, On Target Novato, CA: Presidio, May 15,2000. 304 p. ISBN: 089 141 714 1
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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