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The 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment
2nd Battalion - Trooper Pictures

Company D
Cpl Kenneth W Auther  (Source: Hans von Hahn)

Cpl Kenneth W Auther
505th PIR Co D
KIA 7 June 1944

Pvt John R Daly  (Source: Hans von Hahn)

Pvt John R Daly
505th PIR Co D
KIA 7 June 1944

Pvt Ulysses S Emerick - KIA Breedeweg Kierkberg by shell fragment

Pvt Ulysses S Emerick
505th PIR Co D
KIA 3 Oct 1944


Pfc Billy J Fleming

Pfc Billy J Fleming
505th PIR
Company D

Pvt Donald J Mac Phee (Source: Claire)

Pvt Donald J Mac Phee
505th PIR Co D
DOW 16 June 44

Sgt Robert J Niland

Sgt Robert J Niland
505th PIR Co D
KIA 6 June 1944


Pvt Jack E Parrish

Pvt Jack E Parrish
505th PIR
Company D

Pvt George J Rajner

Pvt George J Rajner
505th PIR Co D
KIA 3 July 1944

T/Sgt James Stanley Wells - Medic

T/Sgt J. Stanley Wells
505th PIR Co D
Medic


1/Lt Thomas J McClean - Co D 1st Platoon Leader

1/Lt Thomas J McClean
505th PIR Co D
1st Pltn Leader

1st Lt Turner B Turnbull - Silver Star Recipient

1/Lt Turner B Turnbull
505th PIR Co D (SS)
KIA 7 June 1944

1/Lt Waverly W Wray - DSC/Silver Star Recipient

1/Lt Waverly W Wray
505th PIR Co D (DSC)
KIA 19 Sept 1944



Company E
Pvt Orville Amorose

Pvt Orville Amorose
505th PIR
Company E

Sgt Paul R Aronowitz - CLICK on Last Name to send an E-Mail to Mr. Aronowitz

Sgt Paul R Aronowitz
505th PIR
Company E

Cpl Ralph J Cericola (Source: Cindi Cericola)

Cpl Ralph J Cericola
505th PIR
Company E


Pvt Camille E Gagne - Silver Star & Purple Heart [OLC]

Pvt Camille E Gagne
505th PIR Co E
KIA 19 Sept 1944 (SS)

Pfc William P Holmes - Bronze Star(OLC) Recipient

Pfc William P Holmes
505th PIR Co E
MIA 23 Oct 1944

Pfc  Francis H Markwood - Bronze Star[OLC] & Purple Heart [OLC]

Pfc Francis H Markwood
505th PIR Co E
KIA 6 April 1945


Pfc Turk Seelye

Pfc Turk Seelye
505th PIR
Company E

1/Lt James J Coyle

1/Lt James J. Coyle
505th PIR
Company E

Captain Clyde E Russell - CO E Company

Capt Clyde E Russell
505th PIR Co E
Commanding Officer


Captain James J Smith - CO E Company - 2nd Battalion commander of D-Day Pathfinders

Capt James J Smith
505th PIR Co E
D-Day Pathfinder CO



Company F
Pvt Percy Douglas Altman - Company F (Source: Ronald Talmage)

Pvt Percy D Altman
505th PIR Co F
KIA 5 Oct 1944

Pfc Ernest R Blanchard (Source: Hans von Hahn)

Pfc Ernest R Blanchard
505th PIR Co F
2nd Pltn/Mortar Squad

Pfc Charles P Blankenship - Company F (2nd Platoon/Mortar Squad)

Pfc Charles P Blankenship
505th PIR Co F
KIA 6 June 1944


Pvt Paul J Bowers

Pvt Paul J Bowers
505th PIR
Company F

Pvt H T Bryant Jr - Company F (2nd Platoon/Mortar Squad)

Pvt H T Bryant Jr
505th PIR Co F
KIA 6 June 1944

Sgt Vernon L Francisco - Company F (2nd Platoon/Mortar Squad)

Sgt Vernon L Francisco
505th PIR Co F
DOW 3 Jan 1945


Pfc Arthur R Hendrix - Company F

Pfc Arthur R Hendrix
505th PIR Co F
KIA 12 July 1943

Pvt Philip Lynch - Company F (2nd Platoon/Mortar Squad)

Sgt Philip Lynch
505th PIR Co F
DOW 13 Jan 1945

Pfc Clifford A Maughan (Source: Hans von Hahn)

Pfc Clifford A Maughan
505th PIR Co F
2nd Pltn/Mortar Squad


Sgt Donald W McKeage

Sgt Donald W McKeage
505th PIR
Company F

Sgt John P Ray Jr - Company F (2nd Platoon/Mortar Squad)

Sgt John P Ray Jr
505th PIR Co F
DOW 13 June 1944

Pvt Kenneth Russell (Source: Hans von Hahn)

Pvt Kenneth Russell
505th PIR Co F
2nd Pltn/Mortar Squad


Pvt Mart Roark Smith - Company F (Courtesy: Luk Amkreutz)

Pvt Mart R Smith
505th PIR Co F
DOW 19 Sept 1944

Pfc Lawrence R Solari - Pathfinder

Pfc Lawrence R Solari
505th PIR Co F
Pathfinder

Sgt John Steele

Sgt John Steele
505th PIR
Company F


Pvt Ladislav -Laddie- Tlapa - 2nd Platoon Mortar Squad

Pvt Ladislav "Laddie" Tlapa
505th PIR Co F
KIA 6 June 1944

Pfc Alfred J Van Holsbeck - 2nd Platoon Mortar Squad (Source: Hans Van Hahn)

Pfc Alfred J Van Holsbeck
505th PIR Co F
KIA 6 June 1944

Pfc William A Ward

Pfc William A Ward
505th PIR Co F
DOW 7 Oct 1943


Sgt Spencer F Wurst

Sgt Spencer F Wurst
505th PIR
Company F

1/Lt John Hamula

1/Lt John Hamula
505th PIR Co F
KIA 5 Jan 1945

Captain Neal Lane McRoberts - CO F Company - 2 Silver Stars

Capt Neal Lane McRoberts
505th PIR Co F
D-Day Pathfinder CO



Headquarters Company 2nd Battalion (HQ 2)
Pfc Richard Howard Busby

Pfc Richard H Busby
505th PIR Hq 2
2nd Battalion

Pfc James Marquitz Coleman

Pfc James M Coleman
505th PIR Hq 2
2nd Battalion

Pvt Chester Courville - (Source:Hans van Hahn)

Pvt Chester Courville
505th PIR Hq 2
KIA 6 June 1944


Sgt Joseph R Horvath - 4 Combat Jumps Mortar Platoon

Sgt Joseph R Horvath
505th PIR Hq 2
Mortar Platoon

Sgt John R Jackson

Sgt John R Jackson
505th PIR Hq 2
2nd Battalion

Cpl Charles E Johnson - 4 Combat Jumps Mortar Platoon - Bronze Star Recipient

Cpl Charles E Johnson
505th PIR Hq 2
Mortar Platoon (BS)


Pfc Kenneth K Kelley

Pfc Kenneth K Kelley
505th PIR Hq 2
2nd Battalion

2nd Lt Francis Gilbert Calo - (Source: Glen Stimets)

2/Lt Francis G Calo
505th PIR Hq 2
KIA 6 June 1944

Lt. Col. Benjamin Vandervoort

Lt Col Ben Vandervoort
505th PIR
2nd Battalion Commander



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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
Breuer, William B Drop Zone Sicily: Allied Airborne Strike,July 1943. Novato, CA: Presidio, c1983. 212 p. ISBN: 089 141 1968
Crutchfield, Winston S  Pathfinder: A conversation with Buck Hilton and other historical documents about Native American veterans  CreateSpace, 180 pp, Aug 2009 ISBN: 1448679559
D'Este, Carlo  Decision in Normandy William S Konnecky Assc(P), 560 p. ISBN: 1568522606
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  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
De Trez, Michel  The Way We Were: "Doc" Daniel B. McIlvoy: Regimental Surgeon, 505 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division (WW II American Paratroopers Portrait Series)  August 20, 2004, D-Day Pub, 167 p. ISBN: 2960017668
De Trez, Michel  Colonel Bob Piper: G Company 505 PIR (WW II American Paratroopers Portrait Series)  March, 2003, D-Day Pub, 48 p. ISBN: 2960017641
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
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
Gabel, Kurt The Making of a Paratrooper: Airborne Training and Combat in World War II Univ Press of Kansas (Jan 1990), 282 p. ISBN: 070060409X
Gassend, Jean-Loup Operation Dragoon: Autopsy of a Battle: The Allied Liberation of the French Riviera August-September 1944 Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. (May 28, 2014), 560 p. ISBN: 076434580X
Gavin, James M.  On to Berlin : Battles of an Airborne Commander, 1943-1946 ISBN: 0670525170
Giard, Régis & Frédéric Blais Helmets of the ETO: A Historical & Technical Guide Histoire & Collections (Jan 2008), 216 p. ISBN: 2352500621
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
McCann, John Passing Through: The 82nd Airborne Division in Northern Ireland 1943-1944 Gardner Books, (May, 2005), 128 p. ISBN: 1904242413
McKenzie, John  On Time, On Target Novato, CA: Presidio, May 15,2000. 304 p. ISBN: 089 141 714 1
Murphy, Robert M  No Better Place To Die Critical Hit,Inc, March 1,2000. 128 p. ISBN: 1929307004
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
Ruggero, Ed  The First Men In: US Paratroopers and the Fight to Save D-Day  HarperCollins, 6/13/2006. 368 p. ISBN: 0060731281
Ryan, Cornelius The Longest Day  Touchstone Books (P), 350 p. ISBN: 0671890913
Ryan, Cornelius  A Bridge Too Far 670p. ISBN: 0684803305
Tucker, William H.  Parachute Soldier: From the Diary of William H. Tucker, 1942-1945  ISBN:1884540015
Tucker, William H.  "Rendez-vous at Rochelinval" Battle of the Bulge  International Airborne Books,Harwichport, MA, 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
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
Vento, Carol  Schultz The Hidden Legacy of WW II: A Daughter's Journey of Discovery Sunbury Press (Nov 2011), ISBN: 1934597813
Wildman, John B All Americans 82nd Airborne. Meadowlands Militaria, 6/83 ISBN:091 208 1007
Wurst, Spencer & Gayle Descending From the Clouds: A Memoir of Combat in the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment: 82nd Airborne Division Casemate (Oct 2004), 256 p. ISBN: 1932033319
The Center of Military History The War in the Mediterranean: A WWII Pictorial History Brasseys, Inc., 465 p. ISBN:1574881302



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