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Silver Star Recipients
Pfc James I Key
Pfc Lester A Marks
1/Lt Thomas McKinley
Capt James T Morton
1/Sgt Anthony Paplatario
550th Airborne Infantry Battalion
Roll of Honor


 LastName FirstName MI Tle Rank Unit Location Date    Status Cemetery

Baase John C Sgt USA/MI
Beasley Paul V Pfc Co A So France USA/IN
Blair Charles P Pfc So France 8/18/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures  DOW USA/SC
Bruno Anthony Pfc Belgium 1/4/45 LUX
Buechler Paul H Pfc So France DOW USA/OH
Chapin Claude B Pfc Belgium 1/4/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures H-C
Charbonneau Joseph A Jr Pvt USA/MA
Cherasky Joseph A Pfc Belgium 1/5/45 DOW LUX
Cherry Vincent B Pfc Belgium 1/4/45 LUX
Chrystall David 1/Lt Belgium 1/4/45 LUX
De Voe Edward E Pfc DOW
Dodich Manuel Sgt Co A Belgium 1/4/45 USA/NY
Dunbar Vernon E Pfc Co A So France 8/15/44 DOI RHO
Dunn Elmer J Jr T/5 USA/KY
Feagin John A Pfc Belgium 1/4/45 USA/AL
Florant John L Pvt So France 8/15/44 DOI RHO
Foley John H Pvt Belgium 1/4/45 LUX
Glass Chester Pfc Co C Belgium 1/4/45 BS LUX
Hall Curtis Pvt Belgium 1/6/45 DOW LUX
Hering Gilbert C Pvt Belgium 1/4/45 LUX
Hexamer Richard F Pfc USA/IN
Houlihan John T Pvt Belgium 1/4/45 LUX
Hurd Henry R Pfc Belgium 1/4/45 H-C
Hutchinson Leo C S/Sgt Belgium 3/12/45 ARD
Jackson George C Pvt Belgium 1/4/45 LUX
Karinka John J Pvt USA/IL
Kellerman Robert J Pfc USA/WI
Klausen Albert J Pfc So France 8/15/44 DOI USA/IL
Larkin Clyde A Pfc Co A DOW ARD
Lattanzio Alfred Pfc Co A Belgium 1/4/45 H-C
Lee Calvin R Pfc So France 10/11/44 DOW RHO
Legros Joseph Pfc So France 8/15/44 DOI USA/PA
Lopenski Frank G
Maziarka Edward S Pfc Belgium 1/28/45 H-C
Mc Glauflin Wallace H S/Sgt Belgium 1/4/45 USA/ME
Mc Kinniss Clifford L S/Sgt USA/OH
Mitchell Charles S Sgt USA/CT
Moore Regis G Pfc Belgium 1/4/45 LUX
Morton James T Capt Co C Belgium 1/12/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures  SS USA/NC
Nowakowski Chester W S/Sgt Belgium 1/4/45 LUX
O'Sullivan Cornelius J 2/Lt DODY
Paplatario Anthony 1/Sgt So France 8/16/44 SS RHO
Perkins Herman J T/5 Belgium 1/4/45 LOR
Robertson Roland K Pvt USA/MD
Rosen Barney Pfc USA/NY
Rossi William A Pfc USA/NY
Schady William R Pfc Belgium 1/4/45 LUX
Schur Charles Pfc Belgium 1/4/45 LUX
Scott Mark E Pfc So France 11/4/44 USA/NC
Seltzer Roy E
Sharpe George W Jr 1/Lt So France 8/15/44 DOI USA/SC
Singley Eugene D Jr Pvt So France 10/17/44 USA/NY
Smith Lemar B Pvt USA/SC
Smith William D
Smith Willis H Pfc So France 10/18/44 RHO
Snyder Vernon Pfc USA/IL
Sorell Milton W Pvt Belgium 1/4/45 LUX
Stampler Lawrence G Pfc Belgium 1/4/45 LUX
Strand Elten F Pvt Belgium 1/4/45 LUX
Tappen Jerome F T/5 So France 8/15/44 DOI RHO
Taylor Floyd E Pfc USA/WV
Taylor Jack 2/Lt DOW
Van Singel Theodore M Pvt Belgium 1/4/45 LUX
Waddle Ernest E 2/Lt So France 11/14/44 DOW RHO
Waggoner Theodore L Pvt USA/TN
Watts Robert D Pfc Germany 3/24/45 194 GIR MAR
Whigham Clifford L Sgt Germany 4/7/45 194 GIR MAR
White Perry C S/Sgt Belgium 2/11/45 LOR
Williams Ollie G Pfc USA/KY
Wilson Boyd M Pvt Belgium 3/1/45 BS ARD
Yoder William G Pfc Co B Belgium   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/PA
Yulo Basil J Pfc So France 8/15/44 DOI RHO
Zitzka Carl A Pfc Co B Belgium 1/4/45 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
Breuer, William B Operation Dragoon: The Allied Invasion of the South of France. Presidio Press, Sept 1987 261 p. ISBN: 0891413073
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
De Trez, Michel  First Airborne Task Force: Pictorial History of the Allied Paratroopers in the Invasion of Southern France 7/98, D-Day Pub, 500 p. ISBN: 2960017625
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
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
Yardley, Doyle R  Home Was Never Like This. Yardley Enterprises, Aug, 2002, 312 p. ISBN:0971743908




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