17th Airborne Division

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............................................ ...Sir Winston Churchill
 
 
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17th Airborne Division Patch

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Silver Recipient
Capt Kenneth E Hathaway
Headquarters Company - 17th Airborne Division
Trooper Pictures

Brig General John L Whitelaw - Asst Division Commander

Brig Gen John L Whitelaw
17th Abn Div HQ
Asst Division Commander

Col Willard K Liebel - Chief of Staff

Col Willard K Liebel
17th Abn Div HQ
Chief of Staff

Brig General Joseph V Phelps -  Division Artillery Commander

Brig Gen Joseph V Phelps
17th Abn Div HQ
Div Artillery Commander


Capt Kenneth E Hathaway - Silver Star Recipient

Capt Kenneth E Hathaway
17th Abn Div HQ
Div HQ Co Commander

Maj Leonard P Roberts III

Maj Leonard P Roberts III
17th Abn Div HQ
Div Provost Marshall

Col

Col Thomas S Gunby
17th Abn Div Arty
Executive Officer


Lt Col Lewis R Good - G-1

Lt Col Lewis R Good
17th Abn Div HQ
G-1

Maj Lyle N McAlister

Maj Lyle N McAlister
17th Abn Div HQ
G-2

Lt

Lt Col Edwin T Messinger
17th Abn Div HQ
G-3


Lt Col Charles W Koester

Lt Col Charles W Koester
17th Abn Div HQ
G-4

Lt Col Gabe W Lewis Jr - Division Adjutant General

Lt Col Gabe W Lewis Jr
17th Abn Div HQ
Adjutant General

Lt Col Albert S Lisenby - Judge Advocate

Lt Col Albert S Lisenby
17th Abn Div HQ
Judge Advocate


Lt Col Edward S Nelson -Division Inspector General

Lt Col Edward S Nelson
17th Abn Div HQ
Inspector General

Lt Col Wilson Thomas - Division Chemical Warfare Officer

Lt Col Wilson Thomas
17th Abn Div HQ
Chem Warfare Officer

Lt Col R.H. Tiffany - Division Quartermaster

Lt Col R. H. Tiffany
17th Abn Div HQ
Division Quartermaster


Lt Col Edward Sigerfoos - Division Surgeon

Lt Col Edward Sigerfoos
17th Abn Div HQ
Division Surgeon

 Maj Allen V Sapora - Division Special Services Officer

Maj Allen V Sapora
17th Abn Div HQ
Special Services Officer

Major Raymond W Smith - Division Ordnance Officer

Maj Raymond W Smith
17th Abn Div HQ
Division Ordnance Officer


Major Max W Foresman - Division Chaplain

Maj Max W Foresman
17th Abn Div HQ
Division Chaplain

Major Howard P Paulin - Headquarters Commandant

Maj Howard P Paulin
17th Abn Div HQ
Headquarters Commandant

Captain Joseph P Ahern - Division Signal Officer

Capt Joseph P Ahern
17th Abn Div HQ
Division Signal Officer


Major Arthur C Small - Division Finance Officer

Maj Arthur C Small
17th Abn Div HQ
Division Finance Officer

Captain Ian F Stalker

Capt Ian F Stalker
17th Abn CIC
Counter Intelligence

1/Sgt Thomas V Carl - Bronze Star Recipient

1/Sgt Thomas V Carl
17th Abn Div HQ
Bronze Star Recipient


S/Sgt Walter Judson Fingar - (Source: Craig Record)

S/Sgt Walter J Fingar
17th Abn Div HQ
Motor Pool

Sgt William L. Hightower

Sgt William L. Hightower
17th Abn
Division HQ




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
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
Golden, Lewis Echoes From Arnhem Penguin ISBN: 0718305213
Kormann, John G  Echoes of a Distant Clarion: Recollections of a Diplomat and Soldier Vellum (P), 520 p. ISBN: 0979448832
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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