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511th PIR Crest
(above picture)
511th PIR Patch










11th Airborne WW II
Medal of Honor Recipients

Pvt Elmer E Fryar
Pfc Manuel Perez Jr
The 511th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Trooper Pictures

1/Lt John Ringler

1/Lt John Ringler
511th PIR
Company B

Pvt Elmer E Fryar - Medal of Honor Recipient

Pvt Elmer E Fryar
511th PIR Co E (MOH)
MIA 8 Dec 1944

Pfc Manuel Perez Jr - Medal of Honor Recipient

Pfc Manuel Perez Jr
511th PIR Co A (MOH)
KIA 14 Mar 1945


T/5 Donald R Dinger (Source: Dan Dinger

T/5 Donald R Dinger
511th PIR
Company A

1/Sgt Oliver M Lewis - Company A 511th PIR (Courtesy of his daughter: Shelley Felt)

1/Sgt Oliver M Lewis
511th PIR Co A
PH (OLC)

Pvt John B Sopko - Company A 511th PIR

Pvt John B Sopko
511th PIR
Company A


Pfc John W Byrum - Company C 511th PIR

Pfc John W Byrum
511th PIR Co C
KIA 27 April 45

Pfc Rosario P (Zotty) Caltabiano - Company C 511th PIR (Courtesy of his cousin: Michael Dadko)

Pfc Rosario P Caltabiano
511th PIR Co C
KIA 27 Nov 44

Sgt Edward McCaughey - Company C 511th PIR (Courtesy of his grandson: Shaun McCaughey)

Sgt Edward McCaughey
511th PIR
Company C


Maj William Elliot [Bud} Whaley Jr - Company C 511th PIR (Courtesy of his daughter: Louise -Whaley- Horton)

Maj William E Whaley Jr
511th PIR
Company C

T/Sgt Willie P Corley - Company D 511th PIR

T/Sgt Willie P Corley
511th PIR Co D
KIA 22 Feb 1945

Pfc Larry E McLean - Company D 511th PIR - Silver Star Recipient (Source: Carol Kunkel)

Pfc Larry E McLean
511th PIR Co D
KIA 10 Feb 1945 (SS)


Pvt Charles R Craig - Company E 511th PIR

Pvt Charles R Craig
511th PIR Co E
KIA 7 Feb 45


Pfc Clyde Edwin Agent - Company G 511th PIR

Pfc Clyde Edwin Agent
511th PIR Co G
KIA 9 Dec 44

Pfc George Doherty - Company G 511th PIR

Pfc George Doherty
511th PIR
Company G

Pfc George K Emerson - Company G 511th PIR

Pfc George K Emerson
511th PIR
Company G


Pfc Edward H Bolte - 511 Company H

Pfc Edward H Bolte
511th PIR
Company H

SSgt James R Slater - 511 Company H (may have transferred to 187th or 188th

S/Sgt James R Slater
511th PIR
Company H

1/Lt Abraham H Snyder - Retired a  Major

1/Lt Abraham H Snyder
511th PIR
Company H


Pfc Jack E Wiseman - 511 Company H

Pfc Jack E Wiseman
511th PIR
Company H

Pfc Jack A Colby - Company I 511th PIR

Pfc Jack A Colby
511th PIR
Company I

Pvt Robert Burkett - WIA 11 March 1945

Pvt Robert Burkett
511th PIR
Company I


1/Lt John P - Jack - Rogers

1/Lt John P Rogers
511th PIR
Company I

Pvt William J Ewing Jr (Courtesy of Toni Fansler)

Pvt William J Ewing Jr
511th PIR Hq 1
DOW 15 Feb 1945

Pvt Billy Jerome Horn (Courtesy of Lee Johnson)

Pvt Billy Jerome Horn
511th PIR
Company Hq 1


Pvt LeRoy John Wilson

Pvt LeRoy John Wilson
511th PIR
Company Hq 1

1/Lt Evan W Redmon - Platoon Leader 511th PIR KIA Leyte

1/Lt Evan W Redmon
511th PIR Hq 2
KIA 15 Dec 1944

Pfc Deane E Marks - Company Hq 511th PIR - Bronze Star Recipient

Pfc Deane E Marks
511th PIR
RHQ


T/4 Rod E Serling - RHQ 511th PIR - Bronze Star Recipient - Radioman

T/4 Rod E Serling
511th PIR RHQ
Radioman

Cpl George A Pike

Cpl George A Pike
511th PIR
Srv/G Co

1/Lt Robert R Johnson - Platoon Leader 511th PIR

1/Lt Robert R Johnson
511th PIR
Platoon Leader


1/Lt Thomas F Kennelley - Platoon Leader 511th PIR

1/Lt Thomas F Kennelley
511th PIR
Platoon Leader

S/Sgt Eldon E Loud

S/Sgt Eldon E.Loud
541st/511th PIR
Bronze Stars (2)

1/Lt Charles L Hayden - 5 Bronze Stars

1/Lt Charles L Hayden
511th PIR
Company






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
Archer, Clark Paratroopers Odyssey : A History of the 517th Parachute Combat Team. 266p., 1985, ISBN: 0961601507
Astor, Gerald 'Battling Buzzards': The Odyssey of the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team 1943-1945. 338p., 7/93, Donald I Fine Pub, ISBN: 0440236932
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
Brooks, Victor Hell is Upon Us: D-Day in the Pacific-Saipan to Guam, June-August 1944. Da Capo Press, (Sept 2005) 384 p. ISBN: 0306813696
Davis, Donald A Lightning Strike: The Secret Mission to Kill Admiral Yamamoto and Avenge Pearl Harbor. New York: St. Martin Press, (March, 2005) 400 p. ISBN: 0-312-30906-6
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
Devlin, Gerard S  Paratrooper! St Martin's Press, (P) c1976 ISBN: 0312596529
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
Golden, Lewis Echoes From Arnhem Penguin ISBN: 0718305213
Hicks, Anne The Last Fighting General: The Biography of Robert Tryon Frederick Schiffer Pub Ltd, 320pp, ISBN: 0764324306
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
O'Donnell, Patrick K. Beyond Valor  Free Press, 2001, 384 p. ISBN: 0684873842
O'Donnell, Patrick K. Into the Rising Sun: In Their Own Words, World War II's Pacific Veterans Reveal the Heart of Combat  Free Press, 3/13/2002, 320 p. ISBN: 0743214803
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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