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.......but they are won by men."

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

 
 
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Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) Recipient
Cpl Samuel D Strain



Silver Star Recipients
2/Lt Irving S Brenner
Pfc Clayton C Doane
Pfc Henry F Skiba















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 155th Airborne Anti-Aircraft Battalion
Roll of Honor


 LastName FirstName MI Tle Rank Unit Location Date   Status Cemetery

Bates Willard Pfc USA/PA
Behel Jay H Pvt USA/PA
Black Robert E Pfc Germany 3/24/45 MAR
Brenner Irving S 2/Lt Germany 3/24/45 SS MAR
Brown Samuel Hoy 1/Lt Germany 3/24/45 MAR
Buchser John S Pvt C Btry Belgium 1/7/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures   USA/PA
Chambers Allen F Pfc Belgium 1/5/45 LUX
Chaplin Emil 1/Lt Germany 3/24/45 MAR
Combs Howard K T/5 USA/PA
Costello James W Pvt C Btry Belgium 1/5/45 H-C
Covert Edwin
Damico August G Pfc Germany 3/24/45 DOW MAR
Diciaula Vito D Pvt Belgium USA/WI
Doane Clayton C Cpl D Btry Belgium 1/8/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures  SS USA/KS
Drury Michael A Cpl USA/ND
Dunn Joseph A Pvt USA/OH
Estwick John S 2/Lt Belgium 1/4/45 LUX
Faust Carl M Sgt USA/OH
Foster Jack J 2/Lt C Btry Belgium 1/6/45  Photo on Trooper Pictures   USA/NC
Friedman Harry H Capt Germany 3/24/45 MAR
Golebiewski Henry S Pfc Belgium 1/7/45 H-C
Grogan Earl A Cpl USA/MO
Halamek Robert A T/5 USA/OH
Harman William D Jr 2/Lt USA/VA
Hill Val Pfc USA/MO
Johnson Ivin C Pvt Belgium 1/10/45 DOW LUX
Kane William P 2/Lt D Btry Belgium 1/8/45 H-C
Kruse La Verne O Pfc USA/IA
Lum Charles O Pvt Belgium 1/9/45 H-C
Lyle Carey E Capt Belgium 1/16/45 DOW LUX
McKinstry Arthur E Cpl USA/IA
Melcher Robert J Pvt USA/PA
Norton Earl H Pvt Belgium 1/8/45 LUX
Pehanick Paul Pvt Belgium USA/PA
Pierzchala George S Pvt USA/OH
Podojil James T Pvt Belgium 1/8/45 LUX
Sandness Ervin A Pfc Germany 3/24/45 MAR
Simmons Lone D Pvt
Simpson David O.E. Cpl Belgium 1/5/45 LUX
Skiba Henry F Pfc Belgium 1/8/45 SS LUX
Smart Ozal R Sgt Germany 3/24/45 MAR
Stewart Edward F Cpl Germany 3/28/45 MAR
Strain Samuel D Cpl A Btry Germany 3/24/45 DSC MAR
Swain Philip O Pvt DOW
Szymanski Felix A Pfc Belgium 1/8/45 H-C
Voorhees Cecil V T/5
Ward William P Capt Belgium 1/8/45 LUX
Wojdacz Michael J Pfc Belgium 1/8/45 LUX

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
Brooks, Kevin & Rich Donald J Glider Infantryman: Behind Enemy Lines in World War II (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series). TAMU Press, Nov 22, 2011, 320 p. ISBN:1603444246
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
Yanock, John  History, 155th Airborne Anti-Tank Anti-Aircraft Battalion. 1995, 127pps ISBN:B0006F5WA2
The Center of Military History The War in the Mediterranean: A WWII Pictorial History Brasseys, Inc., 465 p. ISBN:1574881302



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