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Paramarine WW II
Medal of Honor Recipients

Peleliu
Pfc Charles H Roan

Iwo Jima
Cpl Charles J Berry
Capt Robert H Dunlap
Pfc Donald J Ruhl
Cpl Tony Stein







Navy Cross Recipients
Gavutu
Maj Robert H Williams
1/Lt Walter X Young

Choiseul
Lt Col Victor H Krulak

Iwo Jima
Maj Richard Fagan
Capt Frank C Caldwell
Capt Donald H Castle
1/Lt Angelo M Cona
Capt Rea E Duncan
Capt Charles J Eusey
1/Lt Jesse P Julian
Lt Col Daniel C Pollock
1/Lt C J Scheibleman
1/Lt William H Van Beest
1/Lt Forrest B Warren
1/Lt John K Wells

France - OSS
Maj Peter J Ortiz






The 1st Marine Parachute Regiment
Roll of Honor Officers


 LastName FirstName MI Tle Rank Unit Location Date   Status Cemetery

Arnold Kent 1/Lt Co L Iwo Jima 3/2/45 SS 5th Mar Div HN
Bachman Carl O Capt Hq 2 Iwo Jima 3/23/45 SS 5th Mar Div USA/MD
Boberg Carl A Jr 1/lt 1 BN Bougainville 12/9/43 Wpns Co ML
Cona Angelo M 1/Lt Co G Iwo Jima 2/22/45 Navy Cross 5th USA/NY
Cummings Dan L W.O. Hq 1 Bougainville 11/29/43 SS USA/TX
Day William R Maj Hq 2 Iwo Jima 2/22/45 SS 5th USA/SC
Eusey Charles J Capt Co F Iwo Jima 2/26/45 Navy Cross 5th HN
Grasse Harold E Capt Okinawa 5/11/45 SS 1st Mar Div USA/FL
Gray Philip R Capt Co L Iwo Jima 2/28/45 Navy Cross 5th USA/OR
Hendricks Donald E 1/Lt 1 BN Iwo Jima 3/10/45 SS 5th Mar Div USA/OH
Huerth Richard J Capt Co C Gavutu 8/7/42 Co C (CO) USA/NC
Johnston Samuel M Capt Hq 2 Choiseul 11/3/43 SS ML
Kiser Walter W 2/Lt Co B Gavutu 8/7/42 HN
Kitchens Jesse P 1/Lt Co A Iwo Jima 3/11/45 SS 5th Mar Div USA/OK
Manning Robert L 2/Lt Co B Iwo Jima 3/10/45 Navy Cross 5th USA/TN
Mason Emerson E Capt Hq 1 Gavatu 8/7/42 S-2 HN
Mayenshein James F 1/Lt 1 BN Iwo Jima 2/28/45 SS 5th Mar Div USA/WV
Morton Douglas K 1/Lt Co L BS 5th Mar Div USA/CA
Tully Harry M 2/Lt Co C Bougainville 12/29/43 SS USA/NE
Van Beest William H 1/Lt 4th BN Iwo Jima 3/14/45 Navy Cross 5th HN
Young Walter X 1/Lt Hq 1 Gavutu 8/7/42 Navy Cross HN

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
Breuer, William B Operation Dragoon: The Allied Invasion of the South of France. Presidio Press, Sept 1987 261 p. ISBN: 0891413073
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  American Paratrooper Helmets: Mediterranean & European Theater of Operations  June, 2010, Histoire & Collections, 272 p. ISBN: 2352501415
De Trez, Michel  American Warriors: Pictorial History of the American Paratroopers Prior to Normandy  July, 1998, D-Day Pub, 212 p. ISBN: 2960017609
De Trez, Michel  Cpl Forrest Guth: E Company 506 PIR 101st Airborne Division (WW II American Paratroopers Portrait Series)  March, 2002, D-Day Pub, 56 p. ISBN: 296001765X
De Trez, Michel  Orange is the Color of the Day: Pictorial History of the American Paratroopers in the Invasion of Holland April, 2004, D-Day Pub, 506 p. ISBN: 2960017633
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
Hove, Duane T American Warriors: Five Presidents in the Pacific Theater of WW II Burd Street Press (Oct 2003) 224 pp.  ISBN: 1572493070
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. Beyond Valor  Free Press, 2001, 384 p. ISBN: 0684873842
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
Yardley, Doyle R  Home Was Never Like This. Yardley Enterprises, Aug, 2002, 312 p. ISBN:0971743908


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