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506th Parachute Infantry Regiment Patch

(above picture)
506th PIR Patch








101st Airborne WW II
Medal of Honor Recipients

nbsp; 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
Pvt Herman Cordes
Pfc Don G Hackman
Pfc Orel H Lev
Capt Frank L Lillyman
Lt Col John S Maloney
Capt Tilden S McGee
Sgt George Montilio
Lt Col Lloyd E Patch
Capt Knut H Raudstein
Capt Charles J Santasiero
T/3 Andrew Sosnack
Lt Col William L Turner
Maj Richard D Winters
Pfc Gilbert Van Every
2/Lt Donald E Zahn











The 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Service Company & Regimental Headquarters - Trooper Pictures
Service Company
Pvt Anthony P Crolly

Pvt Anthony P Crolly
506th PIR Svc Co
KIA 17 Sept 44

Sgt Joseph Gorick (Courtesy of his grandaughter Melissa Kalicicki)

Sgt Joseph Gorick
506th PIR
Service Company

1/Sgt Walter Neton - Bronze Star Recipient (Courtesy of his grandson David Keckan)

1/Sgt Walter Neton
506th PIR
Service Company


Pfc Gerald J Loraine - Silver Star Recipient

Pfc Gerald J Loraine
506th PIR Svc Co
Silver Star



Regimental Headquarters (RHQ)
Pfc Jack Agnew - Pathfinder (Bastogne - Prum)

Pfc Jack Agnew
506th PIR RHQ
Filthy Thirteen

Pfc Everett Patrick Armento - 506 RHQ - Radioman

Pfc Everett P Armento
506th PIR RHQ
Radioman

Pfc Charles Witte Coppala Jr

Pfc Charles W Coppala Jr
506th PIR
RHQ


Cpl John R Hale (Peepnuts) - Pathfinder - Filthy Thirteen

Cpl John R Hale
506th PIR RHQ
KIA 20 June 1944

Sgt Jake Mc Niece - Pathfinder (Bastogne - Prum)

Sgt Jake Mc Niece
506th PIR RHQ
Filthy Thirteen

T/5 Albert Moose Messner - also served in Special Allied Airborne Recon Force - (Courtesy of his son: John Messner)

T/5 Albert Moose Messner
506th PIR
RHQ


Pfc Nickolos Samole

Pfc Nickolos Samole
506th PIR
RHQ

Capt Edward A Peters - Commanding Officer HQ Company - Silver Star Recipient

Capt Edward A Peters
506th PIR RHQ CO
KIA 9 June 44

Capt Bernard J Ryan - Surgeon - Silver Star Recipient

Capt Bernard J Ryan
506th PIR RHQ
Surgeon


Major Salve H Matheson - RHQ - S-3

Maj Salve H Matheson
506th PIR RHQ
S-3

Col Robert F Sink - CO 506th PIR

Col Robert F Sink
506th PIR
Commanding Officer



Other - (Company Unknown)
Pvt Charles M Pepper

Pvt Charles M Pepper
506th PIR
Company Medic

Pvt Robert E Larsen

Pvt Robert E Larsen
506th PIR
Company Unknown




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
Breuer, William B Unexplained Mysteries of World War II. John Wiley & Sons, Sept 1998 256 p. ISBN:0471291072
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
Devlin, Gerard S  Paratrooper! St Martin's Press, (P) c1976 ISBN: 0312596529
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
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
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
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
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
Koskimaki, George E D-Day With The Screaming Eagles Casemate Publishers and Book Distributors, 356 pp September 11, 2002 ISBN: 1932033025
Koskimaki, George E Hell's Highway: Chronicle of the 101st Airborne Division in Holland, September-November 1944 Casemate Publishers and Book Distributors, 453 pp March 1, 2003 ISBN: 193203305X
Koskimaki, George E The Battered Bastards of Bastogne: A Chronicle of the Defense of Bastogne, December 19, 1944 - January 17, 1945 Casemate Publishers and Book Distributors, 484 pp December 1, 2002 ISBN: 1932033068
MacDonald, Charles B  A Time For Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge Wm Morrow & Co (P), 720 p. ISBN: 068151574
Malarkey, Don & Bob Welch Easy Company Soldier: The Legendary Battles of a Sergeant from WW II's "Band of Brothers" . St Martin's Press, (May 13, 2008) 288 p. ISBN: 0312378491
McKenzie, John  On Time, On Target Novato, CA: Presidio, May 15,2000. 304 p. ISBN: 089 141 714 1
McLaughlin, Jerome J D-Day+60 years Bloomington, IN: Authorhouse, April 20,2004. 300 p. ISBN: 1418402699
Megallas , James All the Way to Berlin: A Paratrooper at War in Europe 336p., Presidio Press, March, 2003. ISBN: 0891417842
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
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  A Bridge Too Far 670p. ISBN: 0684803305
Stokes Jr, G G  Camp Toccoa: First Home of the Airborne.: 1942-1944 CreateSpace, 3/14/2011. 28p. ISBN: 1461005868
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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