101st Airborne Division

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

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

 
 
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101st Airborne WW II
Medal of Honor Recipients

  Lt Col Robert G Cole

Pfc Joe E. Mann














Distinguished Service Cross(DSC) Recipients
1/Lt Joseph F Myers
Sgt DeWitt S Terry








Silver Star Recipients
1/Sgt Joseph C Carr
Pfc Luke Chandler
Pfc Early A Brown
S/Sgt Gilbert G Eubanks
The 401st Glider Infantry Regiment
Roll of Honor A - J


 LastName FirstName MI Tle Rank Unit Location Date   Status Cemetery

Abraham Lester L Pfc Co A Holland 9/22/44 MAR
Adkins Elwood Pfc Co A Holland 9/19/44 MAR
Adkison Thomas C Pfc Belgium 1/5/45 USA/FL
Aiello Michael S/Sgt Co G* Holland 10/1/44 BS/MIA MAR
Anderson William J Pfc Belgium 1/11/45 LUX
Andrews James J Pvt Co C Belgium 12/20/44 USA/NE
Arniella Celestino L S/Sgt Co A Germany 7/21/45 BS/KODY LOR
Austerman Myron W T/Sgt Co G* Normandy 6/9/44 DOW/PH(OLC) NOR
Bacus Earl Pfc Co C Holland 10/9/44 USA/IL
Bader Frederick W Pfc Co A Belgium 12/25/44 USA/OH
Baker Carl R Pvt Co E* Normandy 6/9/44 USA/IN
Baker Harold A Pfc Co G Belgium 1/13/45 [3/327] H-C
Banister J D Pfc medic Belgium 1/15/45 USA/SC
Bannon Joseph L Pvt Belgium 1/3/45 USA/CO
Barker Delford W Pvt Holland 10/3/44 ARD
Barley Thomas J Pfc Co G* Belgium 1/3/45 DOW H-C
Barski Alphonse S Pfc Normandy 6/8/44 NOR
Bates Lee Pfc Belgium 1/8/45 H-C
Benedetto Tony Pfc Belgium 12/19/44 DOW H-C
Bennett Carl E Pfc Co F* Normandy 6/6/44 DOW USA/WVA
Bethuy Reginald J Pfc Co F* Holland 10/1/44 MAR
Bever Nelson B Sgt Co A Normandy 6/7/44 NOR
Blackwood James W Pvt Belgium 1/10/45 DOW H-C
Blankenship Delbert D Pfc Co G* Normandy 7/4/44 NOR
Blanton Roy C Pfc Belgium 2/2/45 USA/MS
Bock John S Sgt Holland 11/13/44 CAM
Bond Frank E Jr Pfc Co A Normandy 6/11/44 NOR
Bong Alex Pfc Co F* Belgium 1/4/45 USA/MN
Bosh Leonard E Pvt Co F* Normandy 6/6/44 USA/NB
Boucher Albert J Pvt Co F* Belgium 1/5/45 DOW USA/CT
Boyle Robert J Pfc Holland 9/18/44 MAR
Braun Chester C Jr T/5 Co F* Belgium 1/3/45 DOW USA/OH
Braun William L Sgt Holland 10/1/44 MAR
Brockway Carroll W Cpl Co E* Normandy 6/14/44 DOW USA/MN
Brown Early A Pfc Co A Normandy 6/11/44 NOR
Brown Willie B Pfc 2 Bn* Holland 9/30/44 USA/TX
Bryk Milton M Sgt Co F* Holland 10/3/44 ARD
Bumpus Julian Pfc Holland 10/1/44 MAR
Campbell Raymond E Pfc Co E* Normandy 6/7/44 USA/CA
Carr Joseph C 1/Sgt Co G* Normandy 7/5/44 SS  USA/NC
Carroll Conrad Pvt Co E* Holland 10/2/44 USA/NC
Carter John B Pvt Belgium 2/2/45 USA/GA
Chandler Luke Pfc Hq 2* Belgium 1/3/45 SS USA/NC
Chapman Edward Pvt Co F* Holland 9/30/44 USA/WI
Clappes Homer H Pvt Med* Normandy 6/9/44 USA/WI
Clark Standley V Pfc Holland 10/9/44 MAR
Cleek Floyd A Pfc Co E* Holland 9/27/44 ARD
Clever Paul B Pvt Co E* Normandy 6/12/44 USA/MI
Cole Robert F Pvt Belgium 1/3/45 H-C
Combs James G Pvt Co B Holland 10/13/44 MAR
Connolly Charles F S/Sgt Co F* Holland 9/30/44 USA/OH
Conrow Raymond J Pvt Co F* Normandy 6/7/44 NOR
Craig John K Pfc Holland 9/19/44 MAR
Creedon Francis D Pvt Co G* Holland 9/30/44 USA/PA
Crump Charles C S/Sgt Normandy 6/13/44 NOR
Cunningham Chester C Pfc Normandy 6/7/44 NOR
Dade Elmer W Sgt R/HQ* Holland 9/30/44 USA/OH
Damato George Pfc Co C Belgium 12/26/44 H-C
Davis John C Pfc Co E* Belgium 2/2/45 USA/AK
Dearchs Harold E Pvt Belgium 2/2/45 DOW USA/IA
De Frates Billy J Pvt Co E* Holland 10/1/44 USA/IL
De Witt Roy B r Pfc Holland 11/2/44 ARD
Di Ambrosia Louis C Pvt Co G* Normandy 6/9/44 DOW USA/PA
Dicken Will E Pfc Co G* Normandy 6/7/44 DOW NOR
Dietzsch Maroy C Jr S/Sgt Co A Normandy 10/9/44 MAR
Di Rollo Angelo B Pvt Belgium 12/24/44 H-C
Dixon Clyde W Pfc Co F* Belgium 2/2/45 DOW USA/MD
Doane William F Pfc Co E* Normandy 10/1/44 ARD
Dodd Beryl E Pfc Co E* Normandy 6/24/44 DOW/England CAM
Donals Robert L Sgt Co G* Holland 9/30/44 USA/NY
Donoho Larry M T/Sgt Co C Holland 10/9/44 MAR
Duffy Allan W Pvt Co E* Normandy 6/7/44 NOR
Duke Howard M Pfc Co E* Normandy 6/6/44 NOR
Dyer Mark P T/5 Co B Holland 10/7/44 USA/KS
Dziesulski Joe C S/Sgt Holland 10/1/44 MAR
Eilermann Alphonse H Pfc Co F* Normandy 6/6/44 NOR
Elliot Virgil K Pvt Co B Holland 10/7/44
Elliott William C Jr Sgt Belgium 2/2/45 USA/PA
Erskine William B Pfc Belgium 1/7/45 DOW USA/NY
Esparza Antonio B Pvt Belgium 12/27/44 LUX
Esposito Arthur J Pvt Co E* Holland 10/2/44 DOW USA/NY
Eubank Gilbert G Pvt Co A Normandy 6/11/44 SS [3/327] USA/WV
Evans Frank T T/Sgt Co A Belgium 12/25/44 LUX
Ewing Clarence T Pfc Co E* Normandy 6/17/44 DOW NOR
Faith Luther C Pfc Holland 10/7/44 [3/327] USA/WV
Fisher Gordon R Sgt Holland 9/30/44 ARD
Flemming Emmett J T/Sgt Co E* Normandy 6/14/44 DOW USA/OH
Foster James S Pvt Belgium 1/3/45 USA/NY
Fowler Burnard A S/Sgt Holland 10/26/44 DOW/Belgium USA/MD
Forsyth Noah B Pvt Co G* Holland 9/30/44 USA/TN
Franklin Sherman Pfc Holland 10/7/44 MAR
Fristik Henry E Pfc Co G* Holland 9/30/44 MAR
Garber Melvin S T/4 Co G* Belgium 1/4/45 PH (OLC) H-C
Gasser Gordon W Sgt Holland 10/2/44 [1/401] ARD
Gierlak John H Pfc Co B Normandy 6/8/44 [1/401] NOR
Gonyer John D Pfc Hq 2* Normandy 6/19/44 DOW NOR
Goodman Jewel H Sgt Belgium 1/3/45 SS USA/LA
Graf David V Pvt Holland 10/1/44 MIA/[1/401] MAR WOM
Green J B Pfc Co F* Normandy 6/19/44 USA/TX
Grethel Frederick W Sgt Co C Normandy 6/19/44 [1/401] NOR
Haldeman Josiah R Pvt Belgium 1/4/45 USA/PA
Hamby Charles L Pfc Co F* Holland 9/30/44 MAR
Hamm James A Pfc Co G* Normandy 6/14/44 DOW NOR
Hannon John J Pfc Co G* Normandy 9/30/44 ARD
Harmon Frank R Pfc Co E* Belgium 12/24/44 H-C
Harris Burton L S/Sgt Holland 9/30/44 USA/MI
Harris William G Pfc Co B/E* Normandy 6/17/44 DOW USA/CA
Harrison Joseph E Jr Pfc Normandy 6/11/44 [1/401] NOR
Harrold Ira O Jr Pvt Holland 9/19/44 ARD
Havens Arthur J Pfc Belgium 1/3/45 DOW USA/NY
Hayes Richard D Pvt Holland 10/9/44 [1/401] USA/NC
Healy James E Pvt Co F* Holland 9/30/44 USA/TN
Heaton Arthur H Pvt Co E* Belgium 1/4/45 DOW  Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/NJ
Hefner Andy E Pfc Hq 2* Normandy 6/7/44 USA/WVA
Heltzer Charles Pfc Co F* Holland 9/30/44 USA/NY
Henderson Richard S Pfc Co G* Belgium 1/4/45 DOW USA/IL
Hill Howard B Pfc Co F* Normandy 6/7/44 NOR
Hill Howard C Pvt Co C Normandy 6/7/44
Hinan James H Pvt Normandy 6/9/44 [1/401] NOR
Hixson Luther K S/Sgt Belgium 12/24/44 H-C
Hoffman John G Pvt Belgium 1/7/45 BS/DOW H-C
Hoffmayer Edward J Pfc Co F* Holland 9/30/44 USA/PA
Holec Charles Pfc Co E* Belgium 1/3/45 DOW H-C
Holmes Oliver W Pfc Hq 1 Normandy 6/9/44 NOR
Honeycutt Ray A Pvt Co C Normandy 6/11/44 NOR
Horton N A Pfc Holland 10/2/44 DOW/PH(OLC) ARD
Howard Ernest P Pfc Co C Belgium 12/23/44 [1/401] USA/OH
Howell John C Pfc Co B Normandy 6/9/44 DOW USA/MO
Hull Dwight A Pfc Co A Holland 10/9/44 MAR
Hull Myron L Pvt Hq 2* Normandy 6/15/44 NOR
Humbrock Austin F Pfc Co F* Normandy 6/9/44 USA/IL
Idaszak Stanley Pfc Co F* Normandy 7/5/44 NOR
Jacobs Ellis C Sgt Co A Holland 9/26/44 USA/TN
Jaeger Albert R Pvt Co G* Normandy 6/11/44 NOR
Janis Beverly A Pfc Normandy 6/6/44 USA/ND
Jarvis William Jr Pfc Belgium 1/3/45 USA/OH
Jenkins Richard L Jr Pfc Co F* Holland 9/30/44 USA/PA
Johnson Algernon S.I. Pvt England 1/27/44 KODY CAM
Johnson Harold R Pvt Belgium 12/26/44 LUX
Johnson Homer R Pfc Co B/C Belgium 12/23/44 [1/401] USA/WV
Johnson Melvin L Pvt Co G* Normandy 6/44 DOW USA/WI
Judd Charles R Jr Pvt Belgium 2/2/45 MIA/BS MAR WOM
Justin Lawrence M Pfc 2nd Bn* Holland 10/2/44 MAR
Justus Raymond D Pfc Holland 10/7/44 MAR
! NOTE: ( * ) denotes member of the 2nd Battalion, 401st GIR which served as the
               3rd Battalion of the 325th GIR, 82nd Airborne Division. (See Unit History)
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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
Ambrose, Stephen E Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest. Simon & Schuster, (June 2001) 336 p. ISBN: 0-743-21638-5
Ambrose, Stephen E Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945. Simon & Schuster, (Nov 1997) 528 p. ISBN: 0-684-81525-7
Badsey, Stephen & Chandler, David G (Editor)  Arnhem 1944: Operation "Market Garden" (Campaign No.24) 1993 96p. ISBN: 1855323028
Bando, Mark A  Avenging Eagles: Forbidden tales of the 101st Airborne in World War 2. Bando Publishing, (2006) 183 p. ISBN: 0977911705
Bando, Mark A  101st Airborne: The Screaming Eagles at Normandy. Zenith Press, (Apr 2001) 156 p. ISBN: 0760308551
Bando, Mark A  Vanguard of the Crusade: The US 101st Airborne Division in WW II. The Aberjona Press, (June 2003) 320 p. ISBN: 0971765006
Black, Wallace B.& Blashfield, Jean F. Battle of the Bulge (World War II 50th Anniversary Series). Crestwood House, 48 pp May,1993 ISBN: 0896865681
Bowen, Robert Fighting With the Screaming Eagles: With the 101st Airborne from Normandy to Bastogne. Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, (Sept 2001) 256 p. ISBN: 1853674656
Breuer, William B Geronimo! American Paratroopers in WWII. New York: St. Martin Press, (1989) 621 p.
ISBN: 0-312-03350-8

Breuer, William B Unexplained Mysteries of World War II. John Wiley & Sons, Sept 1998 256 p. ISBN:0471291072
Burgett, Donald R Currahee!. Presidio Press, (Sept 1999) 256 p. ISBN: 0-891-41681-1
D'Este, Carlo  Patton: A Genius for War 1024 pp ISBN: 0060927623
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
Devlin, Gerard S  Paratrooper! St Martin's Press, (P) c1976 ISBN: 0312596529
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
Webster, David Kenyon Parachute Infantry: An American Paratrooper's Memoir of D- Day and the Fall of the Third Reich 352p. ISBN: 0385336497


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