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506th Parachute Infantry Regiment Patch

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506th PIR Patch






101st Airborne WW II
Medal of Honor Recipients

  Lt Col Robert G Cole
Pfc Joe E. Mann








506th PIR WW II
Distinguished Service Cross(DSC) Recipients

Capt Walter Amerman
1/Lt Elton E Brooks
Lt Col John S Maloney
Capt Tilden S McGee
Lt Col Lloyd E Patch
Capt Knut H Raudstein
Capt Charles J Santasiero
Lt Col William L Turner
Maj Richard D Winters
2/Lt Donald E Zahn




Silver Star Recipients
1/Lt Anthony N Borrelli
1/Lt Lynn D Compton
1/Lt Harold F Cramer
Capt Albert M Hassenzahl
Maj Oliver M Horton
Lt Col James L LaPrade(2)
Maj William H Leach
Capt Edward A Peters
Col Robert F Sink (2)
Capt Ronald C Speirs
Lt Frank R Stanfield
Lt Col Robert L Strayer
1/Lt Wayne E Winans
The 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Roll of Honor  Officers

 LastName FirstName MI Tle Rank Unit Location Date   Status Cemetery

Barling Linton A 1/Lt Co G Holland 10/6/44 USA/MA
Beatty Kenneth A 1/Lt Co C Normandy 6/6/44 NOR
Blaum Paul E 2/Lt Hq 2 Holland 10/6/44 DOW USA/NY
Bolte Rudolph E 1/Lt Co H Holland 9/18/44 BS/PH(OLC) MAR
Carter Harold B 1/Lt Co A Holland 10/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures BS/MIA MAR WOM
Chambliss Turner M Jr 1/Lt Co G Normandy 6/6/44 USA/DC
Colt Freeling T 1/Lt Co F Normandy 6/6/44 NOR
Cramer Harold F 1/Lt RHQ Holland 9/20/44 ;SS USA/NY
Diel James L 2/Lt Co E-A Holland 9/19/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures MAR
Fenton Lyle C 1/Lt Co D Belgium 1/18/45 DOW USA/ND
Fitzpatrick Lawrence M 1/Lt Co G Hagenau 2/16/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures BS EP
Frye Warren H 1/Lt Hq 1 Holland 9/25/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures PH(OLC) MAR
Gibbs Fred A 1/Lt Co G Holland 9/18/44 MAR
Grant George S Maj Hq 3 Normandy 6/6/44 NOR
Gross Jerre Capt Co D Normandy 6/8/44 NOR
Gunther Walter J Jr 1/Lt Co D Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures   NOR
Hall Russell E 1/Lt hq 2-F Holland 9/23/44 PH (OLC) MAR
Hill Andrew F WO JG Hq-F Normandy 6/6/44 BS NOR
Holstun James Drayto 1/Lt Hq 3 Normandy 6/6/44 NOR
Horton Oliver M Maj CO 3 Holland 10/5/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures  SS MAR
Howard Gerald V Jr 1/Lt Co I Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures  BS NOR
Kessler Roy M Capt Co A Belgium 1/15/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures BS(OLC) LUX
Kiley John W Capt Co I Holland 9/18/44 BS MAR
Knight Jerome C 1/Lt Co I Belgium 12/20/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures BS LUX
Knott Eugene P Jr 1/Lt Co A Normandy 6/13/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/AR
LaPrade James L Lt Col Hq 1 Belgium 12/19/44 (2)SS
Lavenson George 1/Lt Co E Normandy 7/26/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures BS/MIA CAM WOM
Leach William H Maj Hq Germany 4/13/45 SS USA/IL
Littell Howard D 1/Lt Hq 3 Normandy 6/7/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/NJ
Mac Dowell Carl B 1/Lt Co F Belgium 1/3/45 PH (OLC) LUX
Machen Robert C 1/Lt Hq 3 Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures NOR
Mathews Robert L 2/Lt Co E Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/KS
Meehan Thomas T III 1/Lt Co E Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/PA
Mellen Charles W 2/Lt Hq Normandy 6/6/44 USA/NJ
Moore James H 1/Lt Co E Holland 9/18/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures   MAR
Pennell Robert M Jr 1/Lt Hq 3 Holland 9/25/44 USA/ME
Peters Edward A Capt Hq Normandy 6/9/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures  SS NOR
Retan George O 2/Lt Co I-A Holland 9/17/44 BS/PH (OLC) MAR
Rock Harold R Capt Srv Germany 5/5/45 LOR
Schmitz Raymond G 1/Lt Co E Holland 9/22/44 MAR
Seibel Thomas J 2/Lt Co C Holland 9/17/44 MAR
Semon Charles H 2/Lt Co F Normandy 6/6/44 USA/OR
Stanley Robert I Jr 2/Lt Co D Belgium 1/14/45 H-C
Sutherland Sherman N 2/Lt A-Hq 3 Belgium 12/23/44 PH (OLC) LUX
Thirlkeld Charles M Jr 2/Lt Hq 2 Belgium 1/3/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures LUX
Tinsley Roger L 2/Lt Co I Belgium 1/14/45 DOW LUX
Tuck Andrew E III 1/Lt Co F Austria 7/7/45 KODY USA/NY
Turner William L Lt Col Hq 1 Normandy 6/7/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures  DSC/BS NOR
Van Antwerp Harold E Capt Co G Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures  USA/IN
Watkins Harold E 1/Lt Co D Holland 9/23/44 USA/OH
Weisenberger John F 1/Lt Hq 3 Belgium 12/44 DOW USA/OH
Winans Wayne E 1/Lt Hq 1 Holland 9/20/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures  SS USA/WI
Wolverton Robert L Lt Col Hq 3 Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures  LM USA/WV

books
R E L A T E D   B O O K S

Alexander, Larry Biggest Brother: The Life of Major Dick Winters, The Man Who Led the Band of Brothers NAL Hardback (April 2005), 320 p. ISBN: 0451215109
Ambrose, Stephen E D-DAY June 6,1944: The Climatic Battle of WW II. 6/93, Simon & Shuster ISBN: 0671673343
Ambrose, Stephen E Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest. Simon & Schuster, (June 2001) 336 p. ISBN: 0-743-21638-5
Ambrose, Stephen E Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945. Simon & Schuster, (Nov 1997) 528 p. ISBN: 0-684-81525-7
Badsey, Stephen & Chandler, David G (Editor)  Arnhem 1944: Operation "Market Garden" (Campaign No.24) 1993 96p. ISBN: 1855323028
Bando, Mark A  Avenging Eagles: Forbidden tales of the 101st Airborne in World War 2. Bando Publishing, (2006) 183 p. ISBN: 0977911705
Bando, Mark A  101st Airborne: The Screaming Eagles at Normandy. Zenith Press, (Apr 2001) 156 p. ISBN: 0760308551
Bando, Mark A  Vanguard of the Crusade: The US 101st Airborne Division in WW II. The Aberjona Press, (June 2003) 320 p. ISBN: 0971765006
Black, Wallace B.& Blashfield, Jean F. Battle of the Bulge (World War II 50th Anniversary Series). Crestwood House, 48 pp May,1993 ISBN: 0896865681
Bowen, Robert Fighting With the Screaming Eagles: With the 101st Airborne from Normandy to Bastogne. Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, (Sept 2001) 256 p. ISBN: 1853674656
Breuer, William B Geronimo! American Paratroopers in WWII. New York: St. Martin Press, (1989) 621 p. ISBN: 0-312-03350-8
Burgett, Donald R Currahee!. Presidio Press, (Sept 1999) 256 p. ISBN: 0-891-41681-1
Compton, Lt Lynn (Buck) & Marcus Brotherton Call of Duty: My Life Before, During and After the Band of Brothers. Berkley Hardcover, (May 6, 2008) 288 p. ISBN: 0425219704
D'Este, Carlo  Patton: A Genius for War 1024 pp ISBN: 0060927623
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
Gardner, Ira & Roger Day Tonight We Die As Men: The untold story of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment from Toccoa to D-Day. Osprey Press, (April 21, 2009) 344 p. ISBN: 1846033225
Gavin, James M.  On to Berlin : Battles of an Airborne Commander, 1943-1946 ISBN: 0670525170
Golden, Lewis Echoes From Arnhem Penguin ISBN: 0718305213
Killblane, Richard  Mc Niece, Jake The Filthy Thirteen: From the Dustbowl to Hitler's Eagles Nest: The 101st Airborne's Most Legendary Squad of Combat Paratroopers Casemate Publishers and Book Distributors, 288 pp May 1, 2003 ISBN: 1932033122
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
Mehosky, Ivan P The Story of a Soldier. BookSurge, (Aug 2006) 348 pp. ISBN: 1419621491
Post, Robyn, Guarnere, William & Heffron, Edward  Brothers in Battle, Best of Friends  Berkley Hardcover, 10/2/2007. 320 p. ISBN: 0425217280
Ryan, Cornelius  A Bridge Too Far 670p. ISBN: 0684803305
Webster, David Kenyon Parachute Infantry: An American Paratrooper's Memoir of D- Day and the Fall of the Third Reich 352p. ISBN: 0385336497

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