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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
2/Lt Ralph S Bird
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
LTC Leslie G Freeman
Pfc Frank E Gould
Pfc Abraham Gurley
Capt Thomas C Hegelson
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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The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Service Company & Regimental Headquarters - Trooper Pictures


Service Company
T/5 John C Catiller

T/5 John C Catiller
504th PIR
Service Company

Pfc William T Frame

Pfc William T Frame
504th PIR
Service Company

S/Sgt George F Rolla - KIA Anzio - Service Company

S/Sgt George F Rolla
504th PIR Serv Co
KIA 22 Jan 44


Pvt Harold -Danny- Stalkfleet

Pvt Harold Stalkfleet
504th PIR
Service Company

Pvt William C Thomas Jr - KIA Anzio - Service Company

Pvt William C Thomas Jr
504th PIR Serv Co
KIA 10 Mar 44

S/Sgt Wa Fui Lee - Parachute Rigger

S/Sgt Wa Fui Lee
504th PIR
Parachute Rigger


CWO4 John Ashley Ward - Parachute Rigger

CWO John A Ward
504th PIR
Parachute Rigger

Capt Jack M Bartley - Service Company

Capt Jack M Bartley
504th PIR Serv Co
KIA 21 Dec 44



Regimental Headquarters (RHQ)
Pfc Elbert S Barnett

Pfc Elbert S Barnett
504th PIR Hq-Hq
Demolition Section

2/Lt Ralph S Bird - Silver Star Recipient and Boxing Manager

2/Lt Ralph S Bird
504th PIR Hq-Hq
Boxing Manager (SS)

Cpl Lee B Eastman - Demolition (Courtesy: Frank Van Lunteren)

Cpl Lee B Eastman
504th PIR Hq-Hq
KIA 7 April 1945


Pfc David K Finney Communications(Courtesy: Frank Van Lunteren)

Pfc David K Finney
504th PIR Hq-Hq
Communications Section

T/5 Wilmer K Hart - Lineman - Bronze Star Recipient

T/5 Wilmer K Hart
504th PIR Hq-Hq
Bronze Star Recipient

Pfc Donald R Krueger (Courtesy: Michael Krueger)

Pfc Donald R Krueger
504th PIR Hq-Hq
Light Machine Gunner


Pfc Olcott Colvin - Scout (Courtesy: Odeen Tyre)

Pfc Olcott C Smith
504th PIR Hq-Hq
Scout

Cpl Thomas Zouzas - (Courtesy: Frank Van Lunteren)

Cpl Thomas Zouzas
504th PIR Hq-Hq
Regimental S-2

Capt Edson R Mattice

Capt Edson Mattice
504th PIR
S-1


Capt Louis A Hauptfleisch

Capt Louis A Hauptfleisch
504th PIR
S-1 (BS)

Major Fordyce Gorham

Maj. Fordyce Gorham
504th PIR
S-2

Maj Mack C. Shelley

Maj. Mack C Shelly
504th PIR
S-3


Major William A.B.Addison

Maj.William Addison
504th PIR
S-4

Lt.Col Warren R.Williams Jr

LTC W.R.Williams
504th PIR
Executive Officer

LTC Leslie G Freeman - Regimental XO - Silver Star Recipient

LTC Leslie G Freeman
504th PIR XO
Silver Star Recipient


Capt.Delbert A. Kuehl

Capt.Delbert A. Kuehl
504th PIR
Chaplain

Capt Forrest E Richter

Capt Forrest E Richter
504th PIR
S-1



Regimental Medical Detachment (RMD)
Major Ivan J Roggen

Maj Ivan J Roggen
504th PIR
Regimental Surgeon

1/Lt Francis R Cannizzaro

1/Lt Francis R Cannizzaro
504th PIR Medic
MIA 11 July 1943

Sgt Claus Deutschmann

Sgt Claus Deutschmann
504th PIR
RHQ - Medic


Sgt Gerald D Shaw

Sgt Gerald D Shaw
504th PIR Medic
Pathfinder



Other - (Company Unknown)
2/Lt Almon Walter Morton in Naples Italy (Courtesy: Tony & Sonia Morton)

2/Lt Almon W Morton
504th PIR
Company unknown

Pfc Lenard A Engle

Pfc Lenard A Engle
504th PIR
Company unknown

Pfc Thomas F Frank

Pfc Thomas F Frank
504th PIR
DODY 31 Aug 45




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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
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
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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