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The 456th PFAB - Pocket Patch
(above picture)
456th PFAB
Pocket Patch



Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) Recipient
Cpl Lewis Baldwin





Silver Star Recipients
Sgt James D Bates
Pfc Robert W Dodson
2/Lt Raymond A Grossman
2/Lt Robert M Hull
T/5 Estele W Hardwick
Cpl Wesley G Snell
Sgt Joseph N Thomas Jr

The 456th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion
Trooper Pictures

Lt Col Wagner J d Alessio - 456th PFAB Commanding Officer (Source: Jan Bos)

Lt Col Wagner J d'Alessio
456th PFAB
Commanding Officer

Major Robert H Neptune - 456th PFAB Executive Officer - 376th PFAB Commanding Officer from Sept 1944 (Source: Jan Bos)

Maj Robert H Neptune
456th/376th PFAB
Executive Officer

Captain Baron Floyd - 505th PIR Liaison Officer

Capt Baron Floyd
456th PFAB
Liaison Officer


Pvt Ben F Blount - 456th PFAB Battery A (Source:B Jeffries)

Pvt Ben F Blount
456th PFAB A Btry
KIA 10 July 1943

Pvt Oakey H Bridges - 456th PFAB Battery A (Source:B Jeffries)

Pvt Oakey H Bridges
456th PFAB A Btry
MIA 21 Apr 1945

Corporal Marcel Four - 456th PFAB Battery A

Cpl Marcel Four
456th PFAB
Battery A


Cpl Fitch H Rowley - 456th PFAB Battery A  PH(OLC)

Cpl Fitch H Rowley
456th PFAB A Btry
KIA 21 Sept 1944

Maj Stuart M Seaton (Source: B Jeffries)

Capt Stuart M Seaton
456th PFAB A Btry
Bronze Star

1/Lt Richard S Aiken - 456th PFAB Battery B Forward Observer - 2BN 505 RCT

1/Lt Richard S Aiken
456th PFAB B Btry
2BN 505 RCT


T/5 Edward L Barber - PH - (Source: B Jeffries)

T/5 Edward L Barber
456th PFAB
Battery B

1/Lt Raymond E Bloxom - (Source: B Jeffries)

1/Lt Raymond E Bloxom
456th PFAB
Battery B

Cpl Henry Langevin

Cpl Henry Langevin
456th PFAB
Battery B


Cpl Richard F Rosenbush - 456th PFAB Battery B (Source: B Jeffries)

Cpl Richard F Rosenbush
456th PFAB B Btry
KIA 10 July 1943

Sgt James D Bates - 456th PFAB Battery C - Silver Star Recipient

Sgt James D Bates
456th PFAB C Btry
Silver Star Recipient

Pvt Thomas F Donahu - 456th PFAB Battery C

Pvt Thomas F Donahue
456th PFAB C Btry
2BN 505 RCT


2/Lt Raymond A Grossman - 456th PFAB Battery C - Silver Star Recipient (Source: Robert L Conrad)

2/Lt Raymond A Grossman
456th PFAB
Battery C (SS)

Pvt Richard B Karr - 456th PFAB Battery C

Pvt Richard B Karr
456th PFAB C Btry
KIA 8 Oct 1944

Pvt Edward G Lakomy - 456th PFAB Battery

Pvt Edward G Lakomy
456th PFAB C Btry
KIA 11 July 1943


Pvt Pedro M Lucio - 456th PFAB Battery C (Source: B Jeffries)

Pvt Pedro M Lucio
456th PFAB
Battery C

S/Sgt George S Sipple - 456th PFAB Battery C - Bronze Star Recipient

S/Sgt George S Sipple
456th PFAB C Btry
Bronze Star Recipient

Cpl Wesley G Snell - 456th PFAB Battery C - Silver Star Recipient

Cpl Wesley G Snell
456th PFAB C Btry
Silver Star Recipient


Pvt Ferdinand Vincent Steinmetz - 456th PFAB Battery

Pvt Ferdinand V Steinmetz
456th PFAB
Battery C

Sgt Joseph N Thomas Jr - 456th PFAB Battery C - Silver Star Recipient

Sgt Joseph N Thomas Jr
456th PFAB C Btry
Silver Star Recipient

Pvt Trafford Homer Williams - 456th PFAB Battery C

Pvt Trafford H Williams
456th PFAB C Btry
KIA 10 July 1943


S/Sgt Nicholas Belie - 456th PFAB Battery D (Source: Beth Beley-Cutcher)

S/Sgt Nicholas Belie
456th PFAB
Battery D

S/Sgt Ralph W Yeager - 456th PFAB Battery D (Source: Dominique Potier)

S/Sgt Ralph W Yeager
456th PFAB
Battery D

Pvt George W Deede - 456th PFAB Battery Hq (Source: B Jeffries)

Pvt George W Deede
456th PFAB Hq Btry
DOW 28 Oct 1944


T/Sgt Lewis Doherty - 456th PFAB Battery Hq/A (Source:B Jeffries)

T/Sgt Lewis Doherty
456th PFAB Hq Btry
trsfr to 319 Btry A

T/5 Estele W Harwick - Silver Star Recipient (Source: B Jeffries)

T/5 Estele W Harwick
456th PFAB Hq Btry
KODY 10 Dec 1944 (SS)

1/Lt John Byron Higdon - 456th PFAB Battery Hq (Source: Niece Karen)

1/Lt John B Higdon
456th PFAB Hq Btry
KIA 5 Feb 1944


Pvt John Lombardo - 456th PFAB Battery Hq

Pvt John Lombardo
456th PFAB Hq Btry
KIA 20 Sept 1944

T/5 Joseph Paradise - 456th PFAB Battery Hq (Source: B Jeffries)

T/5 Joseph Paradise
456th PFAB Hq Btry
KIA 18 Sept 1944

Pfc Keith L Summers - 456th PFAB Battery Hq (Source: B Jeffries)

Pfc Keith L Summers
456th PFAB Hq Btry
KIA 18 Sept 1944


Pvt Lloyd J Burchfield - 456th PFAB Battery Hq (Source: B Jeffries)

Pvt Lloyd J Burchfield
456th PFAB (3HHC505)
DOW 6 June 1944

2/Lt Robert M Hull - 456th PFAB Silver Star Recipient

2/Lt Robert M Hull
456th PFAB
DOW 20 June 1944 (SS)

T/5 James L Baker - 456th PFAB (Source: S.T.Baker)

T/5 James L Baker
456th PFAB
Battery Unknown




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
Burriss, T Moffatt  Strike and Hold: A Memoir of the 82nd Airborne in WW II Brasseys, Inc, 256 pp August,2000 ISBN: 1574882589
Butler, Rupert  SS: Leibstandarte: The History of the First SS Division 1933-45 (Waffen SS Divisional Histories) Amber Books, 192 p. ISBN:1782742492
Butler, Rupert  SS: Wiking: The History of the Fifth SS Division 1941-45 (Waffen SS Divisional Histories) Amber Books, 192 p. ISBN:1782742484
Butler, Rupert  SS: Hitlerjugend: The History of the Twelfth SS Division 1943-45 (Waffen SS Divisional Histories) Amber Books, 192 p. ISBN:1782742476
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
Masters, Charles J.  Glidermen of Neptune: The American D-Day Glider Attack  Southern Illinois Univ Press, ISBN:0809320088
McKenzie, John  On Time, On Target Novato, CA: Presidio, May 15,2000. 304 p. ISBN: 089 141 714 1
Nigl, Dr Alfred J & Charles A Nigl  Silent Wings - Savage Death Santa Ana, CA: Graphic Publishing, Dec 3,2007. 288 p. ISBN: 1882824318
Nordyke , Phil All American All the Way: Combat History of the 82nd Airborne Division in World War II Zenith Press, April 2005. 880 pgs ISBN: 0760322015
Ryan, Cornelius  A Bridge Too Far 670p. ISBN: 0684803305
Tucker, William H.  "Rendez-vous at Rochelinval" Battle of the Bulge  International Airborne Books,Harwichport, MS, ISBN:0-9647683-2-1
Turnbull, Peter I Maintain The Right: The 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion in WW II Authorhouse, Oct 31,2005. 204 p. ISBN: 1420871447
Turnbull, Peter The Last Full Measure of Devotion: Roll of Honour for the 307th Abn Engr Bn WWII Independent, Jan 13, 2021. 255 p. ISBN-13: 979-8581529140
van Lunteren, Frank Blocking Kampfgruppe Peiper: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in the Battle of the Bulge Casemate, Sept 19,2015. 368 p. ISBN: 1612003133
van Lunteren, Frank The Battle of Bridges: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Operation Market Garden Casemate, June 1,2014. 336 p. ISBN: 1612002323
van Lunteren, Frank Spearhead of the Fifth Army: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Italy from the Winter Line To Anzio Casemate, Sept 16,2016. 320 p. ISBN: 161200427X
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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