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............................................ ...Sir Winston Churchill
 
 
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466th PFAB
Pocket Patch





Silver Star Recipients
Pfc Rudolph Bailey
Lt Col Kenneth L Booth
Sgt Le Roy L Haynes
Capt Charles H Jones





17th Airborne WW II
Medal of Honor Recipients

T/Sgt Clinton M Hedrick
S/Sgt Isadore S Jachman
Pvt George J Peters
Pfc Stuart S Stryker







The 466th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion
Trooper Pictures

2nd Lt Henry G McDonald

2/Lt Henry G Mc Donald
466th PFAB A Btry
KIA 24 March 1945

Pfc Fred C Kuhn Jr

Pfc Fred C Kuhn Jr
466th PFAB B Btry
KIA 24 March 1945

Pfc Ben F Bourne Jr

Pfc Ben F Bourne Jr
466th PFAB C Btry
KIA 24 March 1945


T/4 James R Gritter Jr

T/4 James R Gritter Jr
466th PFAB
C Battery

Pfc William R Johnson (Courtesy: Steven Labriola)

Pfc William R Johnson
466th PFAB C Btry
KIA 24 March 1945

Pfc Louis J Labriola (Courtesy of his son Steven Labriola)

Pfc Louis J Labriola
466th PFAB
C Battery


Pfc Lawrence A West Jr (Courtesy: Steven Labriola)

Pfc Lawrence A West Jr
466th PFAB
C Battery

Pfc Lowell C Penrod- WIA & received Purple Heart

Pfc Lowell C Penrod
466th PFAB
D Battery

Pvt Harry Boyle - WIA & received Purple Heart

Pvt Harry Boyle
466th PFAB
Hq Battery


Pfc Warren E Ghere

Pfc Warren E Ghere
466th PFAB
Hq Battery

Pfc Robert S Durham Jr

Pfc Robert S Durham Jr
466th PFAB
KIA 24 March 1945

Pfc Francis B Martin

Pfc Francis B Martin
466th PFAB
KIA 25 March 1945


Pfc Victor Emanuel Olson Jr

Pfc Victor E Olson Jr
466th PFAB
Btry Unknown

Pfc Michael C Zalewski

Pfc Michael C Zalewski
466th PFAB
KIA 25 March 1945

Capt Charles H Jones - Silver Star Recipient - Battery Commander and Asst S-3

Capt Charles H Jones
466th PFAB Hq Btry
Silver Star Recipient


Lt Col Kenneth L Booth - Silver Star Recipient

Lt Col Kenneth L Booth
466th PFAB
Company Commander





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
Black, Wallace B.& Blashfield, Jean F. Battle of the Bulge (World War II 50th Anniversary Series). Crestwood House, 48 pp May,1993 ISBN: 0896865681
Blair, Jr, Clay Ridgeway's Paratroopers: The American Airborne in WW II. New York: Doubleday, 1985 588 p. ISBN: 0385278888
Breuer, William B Geronimo! American Paratroopers in WWII. New York: St. Martin Press, 1989 621 p. ISBN: 0-312-03350-8
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
Ryan, Cornelius  A Bridge Too Far 670p. ISBN: 0684803305
Wildman, John B All Americans 82nd Airborne. Meadowlands Militaria, 6/83 ISBN:091 208 1007
Wilson, Robert L. & Phillip K. A Paratrooper's Panoramic View: Training with the 464th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion for Operation Varsity. pps, 244, 11/30/2005, Authorhouse ISBN: 1420854291


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