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188th GIR Shoulder Patch
(above insignia)
188th GIR Shoulder Patch












11th Airborne WW II
Medal of Honor Recipient

Pvt Elmer E Fryar
Pfc Manuel Perez Jr
The 188th Glider Infantry Regiment
Trooper Pictures

S/Sgt Daniel Belajach - 3rd Platoon Sgt - Company A (Source: Angela Sewell)

S/Sgt Daniel Belajach
188th GIR Co A
3rd Plattoon Sgt

S/Sgt Robert D Crane - Company A (Source: Angela Sewell)

S/Sgt Robert D Crane
188th GIR
Company A

S/Sgt Alfred De Simone - Company A Silver Star Recipient (Source: Angela Sewell)

S/Sgt Alfred De Simone
188th GIR Co A
KIA (SS)


Pvt Lewis E Edwards- Company A - Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster

Pvt Lewis E Edwards
188th GIR
Company A

Cpl Ed Garcia - Company A (Source: Angela Sewell)

Cpl Ed Garcia
188th GIR
Company A

Pfc Levern E Lord - Company A (Source: Angela Sewell)

Pfc Levern E Lord
188th GIR
Company A KIA


S/Sgt Earl Miller - Company A (Source: Angela Sewell)

S/Sgt Earl Miller
188th GIR
Company A

2nd Lt Harmon Ogdahl - Company A 3rd Platoon Leader (Source: Angela Sewell)

2/Lt Harmon Ogdahl
188th GIR Co A
3rd Platoon Leader

T/4 Henry W Plavier - Company A

T/4 Henry W Plavier
188th GIR
Company A


1st Lt Alan F Seigle - Company A 2nd Platoon Leader - Silver Star & PH (OLC) Recipient(Source: Angela Sewell)

1/Lt Alan F Seigle
188th GIR Co A
KIA 12 Feb 45 (SS)

2nd Lt Gerard E Thoennes - Company A  Platoon Leader - Silver Star Recipient(Source: Angela Sewell)

2/Lt Gerard E Thoennes
188th GIR Co A
KIA (SS)

Pfc John T Dorion- Company B

Pfc John T Dorion
188th GIR
Company B KIA


Pfc Thomas Mancuso - Company C

Pfc Thomas Mancuso
188th GIR
Company C

Sgt Russell E Bauer- Company E

Sgt Russell E Bauer
188th GIR
Company E

Pfc Chin Wai Chun - Company F (Source: Christian Chun)

Pfc Chin Wai Chun
188th GIR
Company F


1/Sgt Delmar Van Hoosier - Company G (Source: Angela Sewell)

1/Sgt Delmar Van Hoosier
188th GIR
Company G

T/4 Edmund J Peters Jr - Bronze Star Recipient (Source: Frank Van Haste)

T/4 Edmund J Peters Jr
188th GIR RHQ
KIA 17 Feb 1945

Pfc Jack E Jeffries

Pfc Jack E Jeffries
188th GIR
(2) Bronze Stars


Pfc Paul J Whitney

Pfc Paul J Whitney
188th GIR
KIA 13 Aug 1945

Pvt Weldon Walter Cunningham (Source: )

Pvt Weldon Cunningham
188th GIR
Company unknown

Sgt Robert H Grimminger

Sgt Robert H Grimminger
188th GIR
Company unknown


S/Sgt Walter Joseph Kandratowicz

S/Sgt W J Kandratowicz
188th GIR
Company unknown

Pvt Richard J Kramer

Pvt Richard J Kramer
188th GIR
Company unknown

Pfc Jay B Taggart

Pfc Jay B Taggart
188th GIR
Company unknown


Capt Roy Hidy - Protestant Chaplain (Source: Angela Sewell)

Capt Roy Hidy
188th GIR
Chaplain

2/Lt Robert P Budd Bronze Star Recipient WIA (Source: Rick Breithaupt)

2/Lt Robert P Budd
188th GIR
Company unknown

Capt James Paul Irwin

Capt James P Irwin
188th GIR
Company unknown


Colonel Robert H Soule - Commanding Officer

Colonel Robert H Soule
188th GIR
Commanding Officer








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
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
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



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