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80th AAA Patch





Distinguished Service Cross(DSC) Recipients
1/Lt Jake L Wertich
1/Sgt Richard E Rider
Cpl Stokes M Taylor







Silver Star Recipients
Lt John C Cliff
Pfc Homer Gayhart
Cpl Leslie H Hanson








The 80th Airborne Anti-Aircraft Battalion
Trooper Pictures

1/Lt Jake Wertich -DSC Recipient -(Source: The Outpost)

Lt Jake L Wertich
80th AAA A Btry
KIA 12/21/44 (DSC)

Corporal Stokes M Taylor -DSC Recipient -(Source: Tommy Taylor-Grandson)

Cpl Stokes M Taylor
80th AAA A Btry
KIA 12/21/44 (DSC)

2/Lt Richard E Rider (DSC) 80th AAA A Battery (Source: 80th Abn Assoc)

2/Lt Richard E Rider
80th AAA
A Battery (DSC)


Cpl Albert Dalessandris - 80th AT/AA A Battery (Source: Rosemarie Boczon)

Cpl Albert Dalessandris
80th AAA
A Battery

Pfc William Dobbins 80th AAA A Battery (Source: 80th Abn Assoc)

Pfc William Dobbins
80th AAA
A Battery

Pfc Malcolm Neel 80th AAA A Battery (Source: Tommy Taylor)

Pfc Malcolm Neel
80th AAA
A Battery 1st Platoon


Cpl Gordon Walberg

Cpl Gordon Walberg
80th AAA
A Battery 1st Platoon

1/Lt Jasper W Booth

1/Lt Jasper W Booth
80th AAA B Battery
KIA 6 June 44

1st Lt Edward V MacLean (Source: Dominique Potier)

1st Lt Edward V Mac Lean
80th AAA
B Battery


Pfc Darrell Willoughby (Source: 80th Abn Assoc - The Outpost)

Pfc Darrell Willoughby
80th AAA
B Battery

Cpl Edward H Althaus - 4th Squad, 1st Platoon of Battery C

Cpl Edward H Althaus
80th AAA C Battery
4th Squad - 1st Platoon

Pfc Raymond Fary - Battery C

Pfc Raymond Fary
80th AAA
C Battery


Sgt James Carroll Fellers - 1st Section, 2nd Squad, 2nd Platoon of Battery C

Sgt James Carroll Fellers
80th AAA C Battery
2nd Squad - 2nd Platoon

Pfc Harold Kelly 80th AAA C Battery (Source: 80th Abn Assoc - The Outpost)

Pfc Harold Kelly
80th AAA
C Battery

Pfc Harry Koprowski 80th AAA C Battery (Source: 80th Abn Assoc - The Outpost)

Pfc Harry Koprowski
80th AAA
C Battery


S/Sgt Fred Attalla 80th AAA D Battery (Source: 80th Abn Assoc)

S/Sgt Fred Attalla
80th AAA
D Battery

1/Sgt Keith W Arledge (Source: Tommy Taylor)

1/Sgt Keith W Arledge
80th AAA D Battery
KIA 9 Oct 44

Pvt Edward Burns 80th AAA D Battery 2nd Platoon (Source: Robert Burns)

Pvt Edward Burns
80th AAA D Battery
2nd Platoon


Pfc John Herbert Gunter (Source: Diane Gunter Borgman)

Pfc John Herbert Gunter
80th AAA
D Battery

T/5 William Ardis Lewis

T/5 William A Lewis
80th AAA
D Battery

Pfc Hampton -Joe - Mason 80th AAA D Battery 2nd Platoon (Source: Robert Burns)

Pfc Hampton `Joe` Mason
80th AAA D Battery
2nd Platoon


Cpl Paul Meavid (Source: Tommy Taylor)

Cpl Paul Meavid
80th AAA
D Battery

Pfc Carson Shirley (Source: Tommy Taylor)

Pfc Carson Shirley
80th AAA
D Battery

Cpl Mike Szopo - 80th AAA D Battery (Source: Tommy Taylor)

Cpl Mike Szopo
80th AAA
D Battery


1/Sgt Bernard Wenneman - 80th AAA D Battery (Source: Tommy Taylor)

1/Sgt Bernard Wenneman
80th AAA
D Battery

T/3 Steve W De Anna - Medical Detachment

T/3 Steve W De Anna
80th AAA
Medical Detachment


Sgt Adolphus Augustus Drake - Medical Detachment

Sgt Adolphus A Drake
80th AAA
Medical Detachment

Sgt Major Charle Ianni(Source:80th Abn Assoc - The Outpost)

Sgt/Maj Charles Ianni
80th AAA
HQ

Capt Charle -Archie- Coleman (Source: 80th Abn Assoc - The Outpost)

Capt Charles Coleman
80th AAA
HQ Battery





books
R E L A T E D   B O O K S

Astor, Gerald  A Blood-Dimmed Tide: The Battle of the Bulge by the Men Who Fought It. Mass Market Paperback, 1994 ISBN: 0440215749
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
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
Breuer, William B  They Jumped at Midnight Jove Publishing, (P) c1990 ISBN: 0515104256
Burriss, T Moffatt  Strike and Hold: A Memoir of the 82nd Airborne in WW II Brasseys, Inc, 256 pp August,2000 ISBN: 1574882589
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
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
Gavin, James M.  On to Berlin : Battles of an Airborne Commander, 1943-1946 ISBN: 0670525170
Hastings, Max Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy Simon and Shuster(JUV), 396 p. ISBN: 0671554352
Keegan, John The Second World War Penguin (P), 708 p. ISBN: 014011341X
Keegan, John Six Armies in Normandy: From D-Day to the Liberation of Paris Penguin USA(P), 365 p. ISBN: 0140235426
MacDonald, Charles B  A Time For Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge Wm Morrow & Co (P), 720 p. ISBN: 068151574
Messina , Phillip Anzio: Song of Destiny A.G.Halldin Publishing Company, 1992. ISBN: 0 935 64838 0
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
O'Donnell, Patrick K. Beyond Valor  Free Press, 2001, 384 p. ISBN: 0684873842
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
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  The Longest Day Touchstone Books (P), 350 p. ISBN: 0671890913
Ryan, Cornelius  A Bridge Too Far 670p. ISBN: 0684803305
Turnbull, Peter I Maintain The Right: The 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion in WW II Authorhouse, Oct 31,2005. 204 p. ISBN: 1420871447
The Center of Military History  The War in the Mediterranean: A WWII Pictorial History Brasseys, Inc., 465 p. ISBN:1574881302
Verier, Mike  82nd Airborne Division in Colour Photographs  (Europa Militaria, No 9) ISBN: 187 200 4857
Wildman, John B All Americans 82nd Airborne. Meadowlands Militaria, 6/83 ISBN:091 208 1007


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