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504th PIR Regimental Pocket Patch


504th PIR WW II
Medal of Honor Recipient

Pvt John R.Towle

























Distinguished Service Cross Recipients
Major Robert B Acheson
Major Julian Cook
Pfc Daniel T Del Grippo
Major Don B Durham
Sgt Shelton W Dustin
Cpl John Grenado
Pvt Thomas S Gugliuzza
1/Lt Roy M Hanna
Maj Willard Harrison
Pfc Raymond S Holsti
Pvt Shelby R Hord
Cpl Joseph Jusek
2/Lt Bernard E Karnap
1/Lt James R Kiernan
Pfc Joseph M Koss
Pfc William G Lanseadel
Major John S.Lekson
1/Lt James Megallas
Pvt Walter J Muszynski
Cpl Charles E Nau
Pvt Leonard Opper
S/Sgt Thomas L Rodgers
Colonel Rueben Tucker
S/Sgt William P Walsh







Silver Star Recipients
Pvt Howard Albert
1/Lt Chester Anderson
Pfc T H Bachenheimer
Pvt Maurice Bledsoe
Pfc William C Boyle
1/Lt Reneau G Breard
Cpl Daren R Broadhead
Captain T. Moffatt Burriss
S/Sgt Ross S Carter
S/Sgt Louis P. Damore
T/4 Rockwell R Easton
2/Lt Wayne M Fetters
1/Lt Hanford A Files
Pfc Philip J Foley
Pfc Frank E Gould
Pfc Abraham Gurley
2/Lt Wayne Hockett
S/Sgt William C Kossman
Capt.Delbert A.Kuehl
Major John S.Lekson
Pvt Eddie H Livingston
Pvt Albert L Lodge
1/Lt James Megallas (OLC)
Sgt Thomas McCarthy
Sgt Harold W Piper
M/Sgt William L Reed
1/Lt John E Schaeffer
T/Sgt Elmer R Scheffler
S/Sgt Marion Shagdai
S/Sgt William Thurman
PFC Benjamin P Walker
Captain George J Watts
S/Sgt William H White
2/Lt William G Yepsen









































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The Battle of the Bridges - 504th PIR
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Blocking Kampfgruppe Peiper - 504th PIR
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Spearhead of the Fifth Army - 504th PIR
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The 504th PIR in Italy, from
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The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment
2nd Battalion - Trooper Pictures

Company D
Pfc Herbert H Adams - 3rd Platoon

Pfc Herbert H Adams
504th PIR Co D
3rd Platoon

MSgt Richard Douglas Aldridge - Silver Star Recipient (Courtesy: Joshua Goulet)

M/Sgt Richard D Aldridge
504th PIR Co D
Silver Star Recipient

Pvt Charles L Anderson

Pvt Charles L Anderson
504th PIR
Company D


Pvt Dominic T Biello - 1st Platoon Company D - Bronze Star Recipient - Killed by sniper during Battle of Floret

Pvt Dominic T. Biello
504th PIR Co D
KIA 26 Dec 1944

Pvt John E Boyette

Pvt John E Boyette
504th PIR
Company D

Cpl Joseph P Capobianco

Cpl Joseph P Capobianco
504th PIR
Company D


Pvt Ralph F Carrier (Courtesy of his grandson: Brandon Potts)

Pvt Ralph F Carrier
504th PIR
Company D

Pfc Peter Casale (Courtesy of his son: Peter Casale)

Pfc Peter Casale
504th PIR
Company D

Sgt Norris B Case

Sgt Norris B Case
504th PIR Co D
DOW 20 Sept 1944


Pfc William F Cockle

Pfc William F Cockle
504th PIR
Company D

Sgt Johnnie L Collins (Courtesy of his daughter: Brenda Taylor)

Sgt Johnnie L Collins
504th PIR
Company D

Pvt William J Connolly

Pvt William J Connolly
504th PIR Co D
POW - Stalag 4A


Pfc Lawrence_E Cross

Pfc Lawrence E Cross
504th PIR
Company D

Sgt Joseph H Cupples

Sgt Joseph H Cupples
504th PIR
Company D

Pfc Ray C Eddy

Pfc Ray C Eddy
504th PIR
Company D


Cpl Henry W Ehlert

Cpl Henry W Ehlert
504th PIR
Company D

Pfc Gerald Page Hereford Jr -  Company D

Pfc Gerald Page Hereford
504th PIR Co D
KIA 24 Sept 1944

Cpl Wesley C Hines

Cpl Wesley C Hines
504th PIR
Company D


2/Lt Wayne Hockett -  Company D - Silver & Bronze Star Recipient (Source: Tyler Fox)

2/Lt Wayne Hockett
504th PIR Co D
MIA 25 Jan 1944 (SS)

Pvt John Paul Leduc - PH (OLC)

Pvt John P Leduc
504th PIR
Company D

S/Sgt Warren J Le Vangia

S/Sgt Warren J Le Vangia
504th PIR Co D
POW - Stalag Luft 3


Sgt Robert W Lowe

Sgt Robert W Lowe
504th PIR Co D
2nd Platoon

S/Sgt Leonard Olsen -(Source: Cliff Olsen)

S/Sgt Leonard Olsen
504th PIR
Company D

S/Sgt Ernest W Parks - Bronze Star & PH (OLC)-(Source: Christian Barlow)

S/Sgt Ernest W Parks
504th PIR
Company D


Sgt Johnnie L Collins - KIA Fosse Belgium (Source: Brenda Taylor)

Pvt Willard E Pike
504th PIR Co D
KIA 4 Jan 1945

Pfc William J Westerman Company D - Bronze Star Recipient - Pathfinder (Source: Leslie Westerman)

Pfc William J Westerman
504th PIR Co D
Pathfinder (BS)

Pfc Virgil Widger - WIA by sniper during Battle of Floret

Pfc Virgil Widger
504th PIR Co D
1st Platoon


1/Lt John E Schaeffer CO Company D Silver Star Recipient (Source: Thomas Kibler)

1/Lt John E Schaeffer
504th PIR Co D
Silver Star Recipient

Lt. G.W.Jaubert

Lt.G.W. Jaubert
Co. D Plt Ldr
Retired a LTC

Capt S.M. Dallzal CO Company D 1942

Capt S.M. Dallzal
504th PIR Co D
CO 1942


Capt Adam Komosa CO Company D 1943 -45

Capt Adam A Komosa
504th PIR Co D
CO 1943-45



Company E
Pfc William C Boyle - Silver Star Recipient

Pfc William C Boyle
504th PIR Co E
Silver Star

1/Sgt Arthur E Duebner

1/Sgt Arthur E Duebner
504th PIR Co E
2nd Battalion

Pvt.Ozzie A. Johnson

Pvt Ozzie A. Johnson
504th PIR Co E
KIA 01 Jan 1945


Pvt Leon La Pointe

Pvt Leon La Pointe
504th PIR Co E
KIA 06 Jan 1945

Staff Sargeant Diego Lisciani

S/Sgt Diego Lisciani
504th PIR Co E
KIA 02 Feb 1945

Pfc Orlan H Manning - Picture circa July 1943 in Sicily POW (Stalag 7A Moosburg Bavaria 48-12 [Work Camps 3324-46 Krumbachstrasse 48011 - Work Camp 3368 Munich 48-11] ASN: 18157006)

Pfc Orlan H Manning
504th PIR Co E
POW - Holland


S/Sgt Louis E Napier (Courtesy: WW II Airborne Demonstration Team)

S/Sgt Louis E Napier
504th PIR Co E
2nd Battalion

Pfc George Roth (Courtesy: Carolyn Shelton)

Pfc George Roth
504th PIR Co E
2nd Battalion

Pvt Arvil Webster (Courtesy: Peter Outridge)

Pvt Arvil Webster
504th PIR Co E
2nd Battalion


Capt Herbert H Norman (Source: Kenneth E Norman)

Capt Herbert H Norman
504th PIR Co E
DOW 08 Feb 1945



Company F
T/5 Robert Harding Arnold

T/5 Robert H Arnold
504th PIR
Company F

Pfc John C Atkins

Pfc John C Atkins
504th PIR Co F
Bronze Star

Pfc Willie Clarence Cooper (Courtesy of his daughter: Donna Beverley )

Pfc Willie C Cooper
504th PIR
Company F


T/4 Louis F Fattore

T/4 Louis F Fattore
504th PIR Co F
KIA 21 July 1943

Pvt Richard H Gentzel (Courtesy: Dennis & Gerda Hermsen)

Pvt Richard H Gentzel
504th PIR Co F
MIA 06 Oct 1944

Pfc John A Haas

Pfc John A Haas
504th PIR Co F
2nd Battalion


S/Sgt Manville Martinson

S/Sgt M. Martinson
504th PIR Co F 2nd BN
KIA 16 Dec 1943 - Italy

Pfc John A McAfee

Pfc John A McAfee
504th PIR
Company F

S/Sgt Paul M Roepke

S/Sgt Paul M Roepke
504th PIR Co F
KIA 11 July 1943


Pvt Edward Swanson

Pvt Edward Swanson
504th PIR Co F
2nd Battalion

2/Lt Edward M Scheibelein -  Company F

2/Lt Edward M Scheibelein
504th PIR Co F
KIA 25 Oct 1944



Headquarters Company 2nd Battalion (HQ 2)
Cpl Robert E. Barnes

Cpl Robert E. Barnes
504th PIR Co HQ 2nd Bn
KIA 11 July 1943

T/5 Adrian J Fillion

T/5 Adrian J Fillion
504th PIR Co HQ 2nd Bn
KIA 11 July 1943

Pvt Gordon Roberts Henderson

Pvt Gordon R Henderson
504th PIR
HQ 2nd Battalion


Pfc Lankford C Morgan

Pfc Lankford C Morgan
504th PIR
HQ 2nd Battalion

Pfc Raymond Edwin Meyers (Courtesy of his niece: Sarah Twilley)

Pfc Raymond E Myers
504th PIR Co HQ 2nd Bn
KIA 28 Sept 1944

Major Robert Johnston Cellar - ([2 Bronze Stars &  Purple Heart OLC] Courtesy of his grandson: Michael Williams)

Major Robert J Cellar
504th PIR
HQ 2nd Battalion


Capt Lewis P. Fern

Capt Lewis P. Fern
504th PIR Co HQ 2nd Bn
2nd BN S-1,S-2

Cpl James T Sapp

Cpl James T Sapp
504th PIR
HQ 2nd Battalion

S/Sgt Marion C Shagdai - Silver Star and Bronze Star Recipient

S/Sgt Marion C Shagdai
504th PIR Co HQ 2nd Bn
Silver Star


Pfc Walter T Skelton

Pfc Walter T Skelton
504th PIR
HQ 2nd Battalion

1/Sgt Alvin E Tway (Courtesy of his niece: Ellen Sager)

1/Sgt Alvin E Tway
504th PIR Co HQ 2nd Bn
KIA 30 Jan 1944

Lt Col Edward N Wellems

Lt Col Edward N Wellems
504th PIR
CO 2nd Battalion




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R E L A T E D   B O O K S

Annussek, Greg Hitler's Raid to Save Mussolini: The Most Infamous Commando Operation of World War II. Sept 1, 2005, Da Capo Press, 353 pp. ISBN: 0306813963
Badsey , Stephen & Chandler, David G (Editor)  Arnhem 1944: Operation "Market Garden" (Campaign No.24) 1993 96p. ISBN: 1855323028
Blair, Jr, Clay Ridgeway's Paratroopers: The American Airborne in WW II. New York: Doubleday, 1985 588 p. ISBN: 0385278888
Breuer, William B  Agony at Anzio: The Allies Most Controversial and Bizarre Operation of WW II Jove Publishing, 1989 ISBN: 0515102113
Breuer, William B Geronimo! American Paratroopers in WWII. New York: St. Martin Press, 1989 621 p. ISBN: 0-312-03350-8
Breuer, William B Drop Zone Sicily: Allied Airborne Strike,July 1943. Novato, CA: Presidio, c1983. 212 p. ISBN: 089 141 1968
Breuer, William B  They Jumped at Midnight Jove Publishing, (P) c1990 ISBN: 0515104256
Breuer, William B Unexplained Mysteries of World War II. John Wiley & Sons, Sept 1998 256 p. ISBN:0471291072
Burriss, T Moffatt  Strike and Hold: A Memoir of the 82nd Airborne in WW II Brasseys, Inc, 256 pp August,2000 ISBN: 1574882589
Carter, Ross S  Those Devils in Baggy Pants  Buccaneer Books, Reprint,1996 ISBN: 0899666132
D'Este, Carlo  Eisenhower: A Soldier's Life 880 pp Owl Books (May, 2003) ISBN: 0805056874
D'Este, Carlo  Patton: A Genius for War 1024 pp ISBN: 0060927623
D'Este, Carlo & John S.D.Eisenhower  World War II in the Mediterranean, 1942-1945 (Major Battles & Campaigns) 272 pp Algonquin Books (July, 1990) ISBN: 0945575041
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
Devlin, Gerard S  Paratrooper! St Martin's Press, (P) c1976 ISBN: 0312596529
Falerios, Kenton J.  Give Me Something I Can't Do: The History of the 82nd Military Police Company, WW 1 to Iraq Nov 2007, Authorhouse, 192 p ISBN: 1434337197
Fox, Tyler  Our Salvation : The 504th PIR Legendary Fight At Altavilla ISBN: 0692781676
Gavin, James M.  On to Berlin : Battles of an Airborne Commander, 1943-1946 ISBN: 0670525170
Hove, Duane T American Warriors: Five Presidents in the Pacific Theater of WW II Burd Street Press (Oct 2003) 224 pp.  ISBN: 1572493070
Keegan, John The Second World War Penguin (P), 708 p. ISBN: 014011341X
Kershaw, Alex The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of WWII's Most Decorated Platoon Da Capo Press, 288 pp November 30, 2004 ISBN: 0306813041
MacDonald, Charles B  A Time For Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge Wm Morrow & Co (P), 720 p. ISBN: 068151574
Megallas , James All the Way to Berlin: A Paratrooper at War in Europe 336p., Presidio Press, March, 2003. ISBN: 0891417842
Messina , Phillip Anzio: Song of Destiny A.G.Halldin Publishing Company, 1992. ISBN: 0 935 64838 0
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
Nordyke , Phil The All Americans in World War II: A Photographic History of the 82nd Airborne Division at War Zenith Press, May 2006. 192 pgs ISBN: 0760326177
Nordyke , Phil Four Stars of Valor: The Combat History of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment in World War II Zenith Press, November 2006. 480 pgs ISBN: 0760326649
Ospital, John  We Wore Jump Boots and Baggy Pants Willow House, 1977. 118 p. ISBN: 0912450150
Ruggero, Ed  Combat Jump: The Young Men who Led the Assault into Fortress Europe, July, 1943  HarperCollins, 10/21/2003. 388 p. ISBN: 0060088753
Ryan, Cornelius  A Bridge Too Far 670p. ISBN: 0684803305
Turnbull, Peter I Maintain The Right: The 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion in WW II Authorhouse, Oct 31,2005. 204 p. ISBN: 1420871447
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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