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Distinguished Service Cross Recipients
1/Lt John P Foley
1/Lt George D Lamm
Lt Col Louis G Mendez Jr
1/Lt Lloyd L Pollette Jr












Silver Star Recipients
Capt Jonathan E Adams
Capt David Axelrod
1/Lt Francis J Bolger
1/Lt Rex G Combs
2/Lt Mack G Cook
1/Lt William J Garry
1/Lt Hoyt T Goodale
2/Lt Joseph Hall(2)
Lt Col Otho E Holmes
1/Lt Homer H Jones
1/Lt George D Lamm
Col Roy E Lindquist
1/Lt Woodrow W Millsaps
1/Lt David B Owens
1/Lt Lloyd L Polette Jr
2/Lt Paul I Polette Jr
1/Lt Lester W Pollom
Lt Col Thomas J.B.Shanley
2/Lt Lloyd L Sickler
2/Lt Robert L Sickler
Capt George W Simonds
2/Lt Jean H Trahin
Lt Col Shields Warren Jr
Capt Russell C Wilde
The 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Roll of Honor Officers


 LastName FirstName MI Tle Rank Unit Location Date   Status Cemetery

Abbott Edgar R
1/Lt Hq 1 Normandy 6/17/44 BS NOR
Alexander Boyd A 2/Lt Co A Holland 9/20/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures MAR
Batcheller Herbert F Lt Col 1B CO Normandy 6/7/44 NOR
Bell Bruce E
1/Lt Co C Normandy 6/6/44 NOR
Breen John A
Capt R/HQ Normandy 7/4/44 BS NOR
Cain Charles E 2/Lt Holland 10/11/44 USA/WV
Cook Mack G 2/Lt Co F Normandy 7/4/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures SS NOR
Covey Kenneth A F 1/Lt Co G Holland 9/19/44 USA/IL
Creary Hal M
Capt Co H Normandy 6/8/44 Fr Fire USA/TN
Czepinski Edward J 2/Lt Normandy 6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/NY
Daly John J 1/Lt Co I Normandy 7/4/44 USA/NJ
Davis George C 1/Lt Hq 2 Normandy 6/6/44 USA/TX
De Weese Ralph E 1/Lt Co G Holland 9/23/44 USA/IA
Duffy Joseph M 2/Lt R/HQ Holland 9/20/44 MAR
Duke James P Jr 2/Lt Co H Holland 9/26/44 DOW/Brussels ARD
Emanuel Nick C 1/Lt Hq Germany 3/14/45 KODY USA/NY
Flanders Francis E Capt Co F Normandy 6/6/44 Fr Fire Arlington
Garry William J 1/Lt Co H Holland 9/20/44 DOW/SS USA/CA
Gillespie Fred E 1/Lt Co F Normandy 6/6/44 NOR
Goodale Hoyt T 1/Lt Co F Belgium 1/29/45 SS USA/SC
Grabbe Victor 1/Lt Co H Normandy 6/26/44 DOW NOR
Hamilton Elbert F 2/Lt Co D Normandy 7/4/44 DOW USA/AL
Harvey Wayne K Capt Co I Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures NOR
Huggins Rubert D
1/Lt Hq 2 Normandy 6/16/44 NOR
Humphrey Frederick G 2/Lt Co H Holland 9/20/44 USA/MO
Jampetero John J 1/Lt Co F Normandy 6/23/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures NOR
Jatros George
1/Lt Co F Holland 9/29/44 MAR
Johnson Donald J 1/Lt R/HQ Normandy 6/7/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures NOR
King Edward M 1/Lt Co F Holland 9/21/44 USA/TX
King Edward F Capt Sp Sv Normandy 6/11/44 DOW CAM
Lange Arthur E 2/Lt Co H Holland 9/20/44 USA/PA
Leatherwood John F 2/Lt Co H Belgium 1/30/45 DOW USA/MD
Lehman Paul E 2/Lt Hq 3 Normandy 6/6/44 DOW Arlington
Lohman Robert W 2/Lt Co I Normandy 6/23/44 DOW NOR
Maternowski Ignatius P Capt R/HQ Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures  USA/MA
Mathias Robert P 1/Lt Co E Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/MD
Meadows Benjamin F 2/Lt Hq 1 Normandy 6/22/44 NOR
Merritt Thomas J 2/Lt Co C Holland 10/11/44 MAR
Mitchell Robert Mazy 1/Lt Co I Holland 9/19/44 SM/BS MAR
Morris Duane W 2/Lt Co B Holland 10/2/44 USA/OH
Murray Roy W 1/Lt Normandy 6/6/44 NOR
Nation William H Capt R/HQ Belgium 1/31/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures BS(OLC) H-C
Polette Lloyd L Jr 1/Lt Co F/E Belgium 1/22/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures  DSC/SS USA/LA
Pulverman William E 2/Lt Hq 3 Holland 9/20/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/IL
Quaid John A 1/Lt Co H Normandy 7/5/44 USA/NV
Rockwell Thomas L 2/Lt Co B Belgium 12/24/44 H-C
Ruddy Gerard A Capt Hq 1 Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures NOR
Schwartz Norbert J 1/Lt Normandy 6/6/44 USA/IL
Scudder William S 2/Lt Co B Normandy 7/3/44 USA/MN
Shankey Joseph I Jr 1/Lt Hq 3 Normandy 6/7/44 Fr Fire BR
Shavitch Eugene H 1/Lt Normandy 6/6/44 USA/MN
Sheehan Vincent L 2/Lt Normandy 6/20/44 USA/RI
Simonds George W Capt Hq 2 Normandy 7/5/44 SS USA/CA
Smith Talbert A 1/Lt Hq 2 Normandy 6/7/44 Fr Fire BR
Snee Arthur F 2/Lt Hq 1 Normandy 6/6/44 Arlington
Stull Elmer R 2/Lt Normandy 6/23/44 USA/NJ
Thomas Vernon 1/Lt Co H Belgium 12/25/44 USA/PA
Tinker John S Jr 2/Lt Co I Holland 9/20/44 USA/AR
Weaver Courtney M Jr 2/Lt Co C Belgium 1/7/45 USA/NY
Williams Gene H 2/Lt Hq 3 Normandy 6/20/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/IL

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
Breuer, William B Geronimo! American Paratroopers in WWII. New York: St. Martin Press, 1989 621 p. ISBN: 0-312-03350-8
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
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
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
McKenzie, John  On Time, On Target Novato, CA: Presidio, May 15,2000. 304 p. ISBN: 089 141 714 1
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  A Bridge Too Far 670p. ISBN: 0684803305
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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