13th Airborne Corps

..... "Old soldiers never die - they just fade away."
.........................

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

 
 
Units Roll of Honor
    511th PIR
    187th GIR
    188th GIR
    127th AEB
    457th PFAB
    472nd GFAB
    674th PFAB
    675th GFAB
    152nd AAA
    221st Med Co
    HQ Co
 
  Division History
    1st ABTF
    11th Abn Div
    13th Abn Div
    17th Abn Div
    82nd Abn Div
    101st Abn Div
 
  Resources
    Multimedia
    Books
    Glossary
 
    Form (SF-180)
 
    Combat Jumps
    G-511th Airborne
 
 
 
Organizations
  11th Airborne Assoc
  82nd Airborne Assoc
  325th GIR Assoc
  504th PIR Assoc
  508th PIR Assoc
  Other Airborne Assoc
 
  Other Resources
  Paratrooper.Net
  Military.Com
  Airborne and Special Operations Museum
 
  Re-enactors
  WW II Historical Re- enactment Society
 

Bookmark and Share


187th GIR Shoulder Patch
(above insignia)
187th GIR Shoulder Patch








Distinguished Service Cross(DSC) Recipient
Pfc Joseph Siedenburg













11th Airborne WW II
Medal of Honor Recipient

Pvt Elmer E Fryar
Pfc Manuel Perez Jr








Silver Star Recipients
2/Lt Thomas E Armstrong
Capt Paul C Basehore
Cpl Sol Benstein
T/4 Jack S Blessing
Sgt William C Brock
1/Lt Waldo W Brooks
1/Lt Arthur W Brown
Sgt Glenn B Buell
Pfc James H Camp
Pvt Stephen J Cacala
S/Sgt John C Carminati
Sgt George Cebula
Pfc D C Cherry
1/Lt William A Clark
Capt Hans Cohn
S/Sgt Glenn D Crockett
Sgt T J Cunningham
Sgt Warren E Daley
Pfc John V Degrescenzo
S/Sgt Lester DeLong
S/Sgt Charles A Dowd
S/Sgt John A Dulisse
1/Lt Robert D Dye
Capt W R Eastman Jr
1/Lt C B Farnsworth
Pvt Edward F Ferguson
Pfc Walter V Froehler
Pfc John F Garrett
S/Sgt Wm F Garrity Jr
S/Sgt Salvatore Guaspari
Pfc Cleo Harrel
Pvt J D Hensley
Pfc Edward A Hickman
1/Lt John G Hurster
2/Lt Patrick J Kenny
Pfc Harold L Kidder
1/Lt Chester W Kozlowski
Pfc Robert L Lance
T/Sgt Lloyd W Love
Capt William A Lyman
Pfc Alexander Magyar
1/Lt John B Mahan
PvtEdward J Matchin
Pfc Henry J McInnis
1/Lt Harrison I Merritt
Pfc Jerry J Miller
Sgt John D Merryman
Cpl Philip Michel
S/Sgt Charles R Moles
S/Sgt Daniel R Morrison
Maj Sterling R Nesbitt
Sgt Eluy D Newson
Pfc Johnnie O'Neill
Capt George Oki
1/Lt James A Parker
1/Lt Robert F Patten
Col George O Pearson
T/4 Andrew L Petrillo
Pfc James H Pitts
Pfc Joe E Rangel
Pfc Aley S Rivera
1/Lt J W Roberts Jr (OLC)
Pfc Harry T Romines
Capt ?Karl W Schlaubach
Maj Cletus N Schommer
Pfc James F Shane
1/Lt Dan B Shay
T/Sgt William F Shepherd
Pvt Ernest J Shimchuk
2/Lt Eugene E Smith
S/Sgt Herman J Smith
Pfc Edward L Smolinsk
S/Sgt Thomas E Smotherly
Sgt Donald H Stephans
S/Sgt Howard N Sterrett
Pfc Joseph E Terradot
T/5 John Wasileski (OLC)
Sgt Joseph W Welc
Sgt Jack R Wellman
1/Lt John A Wendt
Pfc Paul J Williams
Lt Col A H Wilson Jr
T/5Henry E Winne


The 187th Glider Infantry Regiment
Roll of Honor

 LastName FirstName MI Tle Rank Unit Location Date   Status Cemetery

Adams Leslie L Pfc Co G Leyte 12/12/44 USA/LA
Allen Sherman L Pfc Co A Mabato Pt 2/17/45 USA/TX
Baier Arnold L Pfc Co G S J Hill 3/24/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/IA
Ballard Robert F Pvt Co G Nichols Fld 4/15/45 ML
Basehore Paul C Jr Capt Co B BrownRidge 4/8/45 SS/DOW USA/PA
Berkstresser Guy U T/3 Med Aga Pass 2/3/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/PA
Billman George S Pfc Co B Ft McKinley 2/17/45 BS ML
Birchler Louis F Pvt Hq 2 P Heart Hill 12/20/44 ML
Blessing Jack S T/4 Hq 1 Leyte 12/07/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures SS USA/PA
Bloom Joseph R Pfc Co A Malepunyo 4/26/45 USA/PA
Blubaugh Buell D Pfc Co C Brown Ridge 4/18/45 USA/OK
Boccia Ralph J Pfc Co A Manila 2/7/45 USA/NY
Boshears Claud H Pfc Co F Nichols Fld 2/15/45 USA/TX
Brown Jacob E Pfc Co A Mabato Pt 2/17/45 USA/TX
Burnight William F Pfc Co B Leyte 12/6/44 ML
Cacala Stephen J Pvt Co B Mabato Pt 2/17/45 SS ML
Campbell Dean M Pfc Co E Mt Macolod 4/20/45 DOW/BS USA/UT
Campesi Paul R Pfc Co E Nichols Fld 2/13/45 BS ML
Carminati John C S/Sgt Co C Mabato Pt 2/17/45 SS USA/PA
Casady John H Pfc Svc Co Leyte 12/11/44 DOW USA/CA
Chapman William L Sgt Co G Mt Macolod 4/20/45 BS ML
Cisneros Gilberto V Pvt Co G Nichols Fld 2/13/45 ML
Clark William A 1/Lt Hq 1 Brown Ridge 4/18/45 SS/BS ML
Colombe Fred Pvt Co C Hill 660 3/11/45 USA/NE
Coplen Dowal D S/Sgt Co G 3/31/45 USA/CA
Courtney William J S/Sgt Co A Mabato Pt 2/17/45 BS ML
Davis Henry A Pfc Co E Nichols Fld 2/13/45 BS ML
DeLong Lester E S/Sgt Co E Nichols Fld 2/13/45 SS USA/PA
Dullea Joseph Co B Mabato Pt 2/17/45
Echols Edwin A S/Sgt Co F Bunker Hill 3/27/45 DOW USA/FL
Elam Robert E Pfc Co G Mt Macolod 4/20/45 USA/KY
Elliott Francis W Pvt Co C Aya 5/5/45 DOW USA/MI
Faber Joseph J Jr Pfc Co F Nichols Fld 2/15/45 USA/NY
Fesko Michael J Pvt Co E Nichols Fld 2/13/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures ML
Flanders Ward J S/Sgt Co B Leyte 12/6/44 USA/NY
Fleece John C Pfc Co G Mt Macolod 4/20/45 USA/TN
Ford George W Pvt Ava 2/23/45 DOW USA/CA
Fort Frank P Pvt Co A Leyte 12/7/41 BS HN
Furst John Jr Sgt Talisay 4/5/45 USA/CA
Garrett John F Jr Pfc Co G Nichols Fld 2/15/45 SS USA/TX
Garrity William F Jr S/Sgt Co G Mt Macolod 4/20/45 SS ML
Gausner Leonard Co F Leyte 1/11/45
Glover Howard A Pfc Hq 2 Leyte 12/14/44 MIA ML WOM
Hall Hazel D Pfc Co A Mabato Pt 2/17/45 ML
Hanna Warren C Capt Co A S J Hill 3/23/45 ML
Harkink Herbert F Pvt Co F Brown Ridge 4/18/45 USA/IL
Harrel Celo J Pfc Co F Leyte 12/13/44 SS/DOW USA/OK
Hatfeld Albert N Pfc Co C Brown Ridge 4/18/45 ML
Hartman Russell W Sgt Lipa Pt 3/4/45 DOW
Haven George W Pfc Co F Nichols Fld 2/15/45 ML
Hawkins Travis B S/Sgt Co C Brown Ridge 4/8/45 USA/ID
Heinemeier Herbert A Pvt Mt Macolod 4/22/45 DOW USA/TX
Holmes George Jr Pfc Co G Nichols Fld 2/15/45 DOW ML
Howard Homer L Pvt New Guinea 9/4/44 KODY ML
Hunt Harlin E Pfc Co A Leyte 12/7/44 USA/CA
Inks Robert O Pfc Philippines DOW USA/PA
Innamorato Benny 2/Lt HQS Talisay 4/4/45 USA/NY
Istad Donald A Pfc Philippines 3/16/45 DOW ML
Jannicelli Edward J Pvt Mt Macolod 4/21/45 DOW ML
Jochum Aloysius A Pvt Co F Calaway 5/3/45 DOW ML
Jones Elmo Pfc Co G Mt Macolod 4/20/45 ML
Kennedy Homer R Pfc Co A Manila 2/8/45 ML
Kidd Herman Dores Pfc Hq 1 Mt Aiming 2/1/45 ML
Kjam Robert F Co G Mt Macolod 4/15/45
Kuhn Raymond E Pfc Co F Aga Pass 2/5/45 ML
Kuntz John H Co A 4/2/46
Kutzner Russell A Pvt Co F Calaway 5/3/45 USA/PA
Lasala Frank J S/Sgt Co C 3/29/45 USA/NJ
Lipschultz Kenneth Hq 2 Talisay 4/5/45
Lord Edward J Pfc Co F AVA 5/3/45 ML
Love Lloyd W T/Sgt Co E Nichols Fld 2/13/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures SS ML
Lundt Gustav W Pvt Co F Bukel Hill 3/26/45 USA/NE
Maddox Alfred Jr Sgt Co B Mabato Pt 2/17/45 ML
Mansfield Harry H S/Sgt Leyte 12/10/44 ML
Massey William S 1/Lt Co F Bukel Hill 3/26/45 DOW ML
Mathers John W Capt Svc Co Talisay 4/4/45 USA/MD
Mc Cann Richard J Pvt Mt Macolod 4/20/45 ML
Mc Coy Francis T Pfc Co F 3/29/45 ML
McFadden Robert E Pfc Philippines DOW
Mc Grew Delbert R Pfc Hq 1 Brown Ridge 4/18/45
McMichael James S Pfc Co F Nichols Fld 2/15/45 DOW
Michel Philip Cpl Hq 2 Nichols Fld 2/13/45 SS ML
Miller Jerry J Pfc Hq 1 Leyte 12/7/44 SS USA/CA
Miller Warren T Pfc Co E Aga Pass 4/2/45 ML
Mire Nelson J Pfc Co E Nichols Fld 2/13/45
Newsome Elvy D Sgt Co F P Heart Hill 12/7/44 ML
Niccoli Armand Cpl Svc Co Talisay 4/4/45
Niestuchowski Frank 1/Sgt Hq 1 Aga Pass 2/3/45 USA/NY
Nieswant Ernest E Co B Manarawat 12/20/44
Norton Dale C Pfc Med Talisay 4/5/45 ML
Nye Ernest W Co C P Heart Hill 12/23/44
Oberlin Robert W Pvt Co G Mt Macolod 4/15/45
Pase Dennis O Co F AVA 5/3/45
Patten Robert F 1/Lt Co F Tagatay 2/7/45 SS ML
Pelfrey Julian C Pvt Co B Talisay 4//8/45
Pisowicz John S Sgt Co G Nichols Fld 2/15/45 DOW
Plazak John F Pvt Co E Nichols Fld 2/13/45 MIA ML WOM
Porter Robert J Jr Pfc Co E Mt Macolod 4/20/45
Potts Paul R Co F Talisay 4/8/45
Purst John Jr Co G Talisay 4/05/45
Rangel Joe E Pfc Co B Leyte 12/06/44 SS
Rawlings Everett S/Sgt Philippines 4/17/45 DOW HN
Reza Peter Pfc Co E Nichols Fld 2/15/45 BS USA/CA
Rios Cruz E Pfc Hq 1 Aga Pass 2/3/45
Rohrbach Leroy R Pvt Co F Aya 3/5/45 USA/PA
Romines Harry T Pvt Co G Nichols Fld 2/14/45 SS USA/CA
Rosen Sam Pfc Co G Nichols Fld 2/15/45 USA/CT
Rouse Thomas D Jr Co G Tailsay 4/5/45 USA/TX
Russell George C Pfc Co E Nichols Fld 2/13/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures BS USA/OR
Russo Peter J Pvt Philippines USA/NY
Sarkody William Pvt Co G Mt Macolod 4/20/45 USA/MI
Scandariato Joseph H Pvt Co C Hill 660 3/9/45 ML
Schommer Cletus N Maj HQS Talisay 4/4/45 SS ML
Serfling Herbert L Pvt Philippines DOW USA/MN
Sheer Stephen Sgt Philippines 4/18/45 ML
Shimchuk Ernest J Pvt Co F Ava 3/5/45 SS USA/IL
Shorman George L Jr Pfc Co F Talisay 4/8/45 ML
Short Herschel Pfc Co E Mt Macolod 4/20/45
Siedenburg Joe R Pfc Co F Calaway 3/5/45 DOW/DSC
Sigel Robert C 1/Lt Co F Sulac 4/7/45 ML
Silton Oscar Pvt Co F Calaway 3/5/45
Skerbeck Edward A Pvt 12/11/44 DOW ML
Solecki Stanley F 2/Lt Co F Sulac 4/7/45
Soto Pablo A Pfc Co G Mt Macolod 4/20/45
Stefanich John Sgt Co A Brown Ridge 4/15/45 ML
Steffey Earnest E Sgt Leyte 12/17/44 DOW
Terradot Joseph E Pfc Co C Mabato Pt 2/21/45 SS USA/LA
Thompson Carmon C S/Sgt Co G Talisay 4/6/45 ML
Tryon William W Pfc Luzon 5/17/45
Van De Bogart Robert Pvt Co G Nichols Fld 2/15/45
Verri Fiorello Pfc Co E Nichols Fld 2/13/45
Walker Valard W Sgt Co G Nichols Fld 2/15/45 USA/CA
Walters George T Capt Co G Catabagan 12/13/44
Webster George W Pfc Co A Brown Ridge 2/15/45
Welc Joseph W Sgt Co A Mabato Pt 2/21/45 SS ML
Wellman Jack R Sgt Co G Nichols Fld 2/14/45 SS ML
White Marvin L Pfc Hq 2 Catabagan 12/14/44 MIA ML WOM
Williams Harry C Pfc Mt Macolod 4/16/45 ML
Winger Alonzo M Jr Pfc Co E Nichols Fld 2/13/45 USA/PA
Winne Henry E T/5 HQS Hill 660 3/11/45 SS ML
Woerz Frank B Pvt Mt Macolod 4/20/45 ML
Wolfe Jack W S/Sgt Co C Manarawat 12/19/44 MIA ML WOM
Wolff Melvin S Pfc Co E Nichols Fld 2/13/45
Wood Warren C Pfc Hq 2 Hill 660 3/12/45
Worley Gerald W T/5 Hq 1 Aga Pass 2/3/45 ML
Yesensky Joseph J Pfc HQS Tagatay 2/5/45 ML
Zavala Epigmenio M Pvt Mt Macolod 4/20/45 ML
Zrenchak Andrew Pvt Co F Bukel Hill 3/26/45 ML



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
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
D'Este, Carlo  Patton: A Genius for War 1024 pp ISBN: 0060927623
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
O'Donnell, Patrick K. Beyond Valor  Free Press, 2001, 384 p. ISBN: 0684873842
McKenzie, John  On Time, On Target Novato, CA: Presidio, May 15,2000. 304 p. ISBN: 089 141 714 1
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
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
More Books  |  Multimedia  |  WW2-Airborne Store  |  Support  |  Comments  |  Glossary