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.......but they are won by men."

........................................... ......General George S. Patton

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508th PIR WW II
Medal of Honor Recipient

1st Sgt Leonard Funk

Distinguished Service Cross Recipients
1/Lt John P Foley
1/Sgt Leonard Funk
Sgt Charles A Gushue

Silver Star Recipients
S/Sgt John T Elliott
Cpl Robert H Ellis
Cpl Walter Firestine
Cpl Larry G Fitzpatrick
Pvt Clinton S Ford
Pfc Nicke Forkapa
1/Sgt Leonard A Funk Jr
Sgt Bernard J Gallagher
T/5 David A Giblin
Pfc Theodore H Gienger
Pvt Howard H Gouge
Sgt James E Green

The 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Roll of Honor E - G

 LastName FirstName MI Tle Rank Unit Location Date   Status Cemetery

Eckman Richard E Sgt Co A Normandy 6/6/44 USA/PA
Ellerbusch Herbert W Pvt Co B Holland 9/20/44 MIA/BS(OLC) MAR WOM
Ellifrit James H
Sgt Co C Normandy 6/7/44 NOR
Endress Joseph G S/Sgt Co B Belgium 1/31/45 PH (OLC) H-C
Ensminger Joseph D Jr Pvt Co F Belgium 1/27/45 USA/PA
Eso Angelo A
Pvt Hq 3 Belgium 12/5/44 KODY EP
Everitt Edward M Pvt Co F Holland 9/18/44 USA/PA
Evert John P Pfc Hq 2 Normandy 6/7/44 Fr Fire USA/FL
Fabuz Raymond F Pfc Co F Normandy 6/6/44 USA/NY
Farmer William H Sgt Co H Normandy 7/8/44 NOR
Fateley Glenn A Pvt Co I Normandy 6/25/44 USA/WA
Fecteau Roland W Sgt Co B Holland 9/20/44 SM MAR
Field Edward K Pvt Hq 2 Normandy 6/7/44 NOR
Firestine Walter Cpl Co A Belgium 12/31/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures SS H-C
Fisher Clyde E Pvt R/HQ Holland 10/1/44 USA/NC
Focht Edward J Pfc Co A Normandy 6/6/44 NOR
Foster Emanuel M T/4 Co I Holland 9/20/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures   USA/ME
Foster Kenneth D Pvt Co C Normandy 7/2/44 NOR
Fox Richard H Pvt Co I Belgium 1/7/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures /PH(OLC) H-C
Froehle Bernard J Pfc Co D Belgium 12/29/44 USA/OH
Gainer Virgel Pfc Co A Normandy 6/6/44 USA/WV
Gardner Emory G Pfc Co G Normandy 7/4/44 NOR
Garza Francisco Pfc Co D Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures   NOR
Gaydos Emery W Pvt Co C Normandy 6/23/44 NOR
Gayle Harold N Pvt Hq 3 Belgium 1/1/45 H-C
Gervais Robert F Sgt Belgium 2/12/45 H-C
George John W Pfc Co F Holland 11/14/44 KODY Arlington
George Maurice T Pfc Co B Normandy 6/18/44 USA/TX
Gerald Robert S 1/Sgt Co B Normandy 6/8/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/TX
Giacomelli John V Pvt Co H Holland 9/20/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures   USA/CA
Gienger Theodore H Pfc Co G Holland 10/22/44 DOW/SS MAR
Godwin Donald J Pfc Co E Holland 10/1/44 USA/CA
Gomez Oscar Pvt Co A Belgium 12/24/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures   USA/TX
Goodman Floyd O Cpl Co E Belgium 2/9/45 H-C
Goudemont Ernest G Jr Pvt Co A Holland 11/1/44 KODY USA/CT
Green Bennett M Pfc Co B Normandy 6/44 USA/MO
Green Corbin L Pfc Co I Belgium 1/8/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures  DOW USA/TX
Green Cumer Pfc R/HQ Normandy 6/19/44 USA/UT
Greene Chester J Pvt Co B Normandy 6/6/44 USA/TX
Grissom Max J Pfc Co C Normandy 6/6/44 USA/AK
Guist William G Pvt Co C Normandy 7/4/44 USA/IN
Gunter Jack Cpl Co B Normandy 7/5/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/TX
Gutierrez Robert P Pvt Co I Belgium 1/12/45
Gutman William Sgt Co C Normandy 7/1/44 USA/NY
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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 Ridgway'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
Burns, Dwayne T & Leland Burns Jump Into the Valley of the Shadow: The War Memories of Dwayne Burns Communications Sergeant - 508th PIR. Casemate, (Sept 2006) 256 p. ISBN: 1932033491
D'Este, Carlo  Decision in Normandy William S Konnecky Assc(P), 560 p. ISBN: 1568522606
D'Este, Carlo  Patton: A Genius for War 1024 pp ISBN: 0060927623
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
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
Francois, Dominique 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment: Red Devils Heimdal (Aug 2003), 120 p. ISBN: 2840481723
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
Jakeway, Don Paratroopers Do or Die!  ASIN: B0031HBGC0 1996
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
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
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 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, MS, 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 The Battle of Bridges: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Operation Market Garden Casemate, June 1,2014. 336 p. ISBN: 1612002323
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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