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457th PFAB
Shoulder Patch



















11th Airborne WW II
Medal of Honor Recipient

Pvt Elmer E Fryar
Pfc Manuel Perez Jr
The 457th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion
Trooper Pictures

1/Sgt Ray Baker - 457th PFAB Battery A

1/Sgt Ray Baker
457th PFAB
Battery A

Pfc Robert Keeler - 457th PFAB Battery A

Pfc Robert Keeler
457th PFAB
Battery A

T/4 Robert F Scott - 457th PFAB Battery A

T/4 Robert F Scott
457th PFAB
Battery A


Pfc William Schain - 457th PFAB Battery A - Cinncinati OH

Pfc William Schain
457th PFAB
Battery A

Sgt William Slaughter - 457th PFAB Battery A - (Transferred from 101st Airborne after the division was deactivated)

Sgt William Slaughter
457th PFAB
Battery A

Sgt Lloyd Charles Hartman - 457th PFAB Battery B

Sgt Lloyd C Hartman
457th PFAB
Battery B


Pfc John C Jones - 457th PFAB Battery D - (Source: Robert Jones)

Pfc John C Jones
457th PFAB
Battery D

1/Sgt Horace Kenneth Ball - 457th PFAB Battery HQ/C - (Source: Ron Ball)

1/Sgt Horace K Ball
457th PFAB
Battery HQ/C

Lt Col Kinzer - 457th PFAB Battalion Headquarters

Lt Col Kinzer
457th PFAB
Battalion HQ


Pfc Jackson L Burger - 457th PFAB

Pfc Jackson L Burger
457th PFAB
Battery Unknown

Pfc Robert Cunningham - 457th PFAB

Pfc Robert Cunningham
457th 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
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
Bradley, James Flags of Our Fathers Bantam (May 2,2000), 384 p. ISBN: 0553111337
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
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
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




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