101st Airborne Division

"This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with
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.................... ......Franklin Delano Roosevelt - June 27,1936
 
 
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Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) Recipient
Sgt Edward Ford




Silver Star Recipients
1/Sgt Richard F Beasley
Sgt Clifford E Cullen
Sgt Andy Galayda
Pfc Arcadio Navarro Jr
Cpl Clifford E Nelson
Sgt Joseph F O'Toole
Cpl Rogie Roberts
Pvt Nathan Zax




Bronze Star Recipients
S/Sgt William G Clarke
Pvt Robert G Hilton





101st Airborne WW II
Medal of Honor Recipients

  Lt Col Robert G Cole
Pfc Joe E. Mann



The 81st Airborne Anti-Aircraft Battalion
Roll of Honor


 LastName FirstName MI Tle Rank Unit Location Date   Status Cemetery

Alexander Edward L Pvt D Btry Normandy USA/TN
Beasley Richard F 1/Sgt A Btry Belgium 1/4/45 SS USA/OH
Berdine Kenneth Pfc A Btry Belgium 1/4/45 DOW USA/PA
Briere Walter B 1/Lt F Btry Belgium 1/3/45 LUX
Brown George A Pfc B Btry Normandy 6/22/44 NOR
Burns Cecil H Pfc A Btry Holland 9/19/44 MIA MAR WOM
Chambers James O Sgt A Btry Belgium 1/4/45 USA/IL
Clarke William G S/Sgt A Btry Belgium 1/4/45 BS LUX
Claus Arthur H Jr T/Sgt Hq Holland 9/19/44 USA/WI
Cullen Clifford E Sgt C Btry Holland 10/10/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures SS MAR
De Graff James W Pvt Normandy 6/6/44 NOR
Deaton Rodger J Pfc B Btry Normandy USA/TN
DeStefano Emilio L Pfc A Btry Normandy DOI USA/IL
Dilazzero Frank L Pvt C Btry Holland 10/10/44 USA/NC
Dindinger John H Pvt F Btry Holland 10/9/44 Arlington
Disbennett Donald W Cpl B Btry Normandy 7/17/44 USA/OH
Eldridge Claude F Pvt A Btry Holland 9/19/44 USA/IL
Freda Dan S Pvt B Btry Holland 10/5/44 USA/IL
Hanawalt Edward L T/5 A Btry Normandy DOI USA/OH
Haney Chester B Cpl C Btry Holland 10/10/44 USA/GA
Haralson Charles R Pvt B Btry Normandy USA/TN
Harness Harold L Cpl F Btry Belgium 1/3/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/IN
Hibbs Richard R Cpl B Btry Holland 10/5/44 USA/IL
Hilton Robert G Pvt A Btry Belgium 1/4/45 BS LUX
Kurtz Arthur C Pvt B Btry Holland 10/5/44 ARD
Lively Claude H Pvt A Btry Normandy USA/WV
Maligian Stanley W CWO Hq Holland 9/19/44 MAR
Mc Allister Donald E Cpl F Btry Normandy 6/6/44 NOR
Mc Intosh Clarence C T/5 A Btry Holland 9/19/44 USA/OH
Mitchell Richard J Pfc A Btry Normandy 6/7/44 NOR
Nestich Stephen G Pfc Hq Holland 9/19/44 USA/OH
Novak Adam Pvt D Btry Holland 10/9/44 USA/NY
Pate James R Cpl A Btry Normandy DOI USA/KY
Rogers William B Pvt Belgium DOW USA/WI
Rugg Harlan E 2/Lt A Btry Normandy 6/6/44 NOR
Shapiro Robert Pvt A Btry Holland 9/19/44 USA/IL
Sicurella John F Pfc A Btry Belgium 12/21/44 LUX
Slade Melvin H Pvt A Btry Holland 9/19/44 MIA CAM WOM
Spaulding Russell L Sgt A Btry Holland 9/19/44 MIA CAM WOM
Taylor Ralph L Jr Pvt A Btry Holland 10/9/44 USA/GA
Wafer Guy R T/5 B Btry Belgium USA/LA
Webb George M Pvt Belgium DOW USA/KY
Whisenhunt Charles E Pvt Hq Holland 9/19/44 MAR
Zax Nathan Pvt C Btry Holland 10/10/44 DOW/SS USA/MA

( Source: "Colonel X.B.Cox Jr (ret) Commanding Officer 81st AAA")



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
Ambrose, Stephen E Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest. Simon & Schuster, (June 2001) 336 p. ISBN: 0-743-21638-5
Ambrose, Stephen E Citizen Soldiers: The U.S. Army from the Normandy Beaches to the Bulge to the Surrender of Germany, June 7, 1944-May 7, 1945. Simon & Schuster, (Nov 1997) 528 p. ISBN: 0-684-81525-7
Badsey, Stephen & Chandler, David G (Editor)  Arnhem 1944: Operation "Market Garden" (Campaign No.24) 1993 96p. ISBN: 1855323028
Bando, Mark A  Avenging Eagles: Forbidden tales of the 101st Airborne in World War 2. Bando Publishing, (2006) 183 p. ISBN: 0977911705
Bando, Mark A  101st Airborne: The Screaming Eagles at Normandy. Zenith Press, (Apr 2001) 156 p. ISBN: 0760308551
Bando, Mark A  Vanguard of the Crusade: The US 101st Airborne Division in WW II. The Aberjona Press, (June 2003) 320 p. ISBN: 0971765006
Black, Wallace B.& Blashfield, Jean F. Battle of the Bulge (World War II 50th Anniversary Series). Crestwood House, 48 pp May,1993 ISBN: 0896865681
Bowen, Robert Fighting With the Screaming Eagles: With the 101st Airborne from Normandy to Bastogne. Greenhill Books/Lionel Leventhal, (Sept 2001) 256 p. ISBN: 1853674656
Breuer, William B Geronimo! American Paratroopers in WWII. New York: St. Martin Press, (1989) 621 p.
ISBN: 0-312-03350-8

Breuer, William B Unexplained Mysteries of World War II. John Wiley & Sons, Sept 1998 256 p. ISBN:0471291072
Burgett, Donald R Currahee!. Presidio Press, (Sept 1999) 256 p. ISBN: 0-891-41681-1
D'Este, Carlo  Patton: A Genius for War 1024 pp ISBN: 0060927623
De Trez, Michel  American Warriors: Pictorial History of the American Paratroopers Prior to Normandy  July, 1998, D-Day Pub, 212 p. ISBN: 2960017609
De Trez, Michel  Cpl Forrest Guth: E Company 506 PIR 101st Airborne Division (WW II American Paratroopers Portrait Series)  March, 2002, D-Day Pub, 56 p. ISBN: 296001765X
De Trez, Michel  Orange is the Color of the Day: Pictorial History of the American Paratroopers in the Invasion of Holland April, 2004, D-Day Pub, 506 p. ISBN: 2960017633
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
Gavin, James M.  On to Berlin : Battles of an Airborne Commander, 1943-1946 ISBN: 0670525170
Golden, Lewis Echoes From Arnhem Penguin ISBN: 0718305213
Koskimaki, George E D-Day With The Screaming Eagles Casemate Publishers and Book Distributors, 356 pp September 11, 2002 ISBN: 1932033025
Koskimaki, George E Hell's Highway: Chronicle of the 101st Airborne Division in Holland, September-November 1944 Casemate Publishers and Book Distributors, 453 pp March 1, 2003 ISBN: 193203305X
Koskimaki, George E The Battered Bastards of Bastogne: A Chronicle of the Defense of Bastogne, December 19, 1944 - January 17, 1945 Casemate Publishers and Book Distributors, 484 pp December 1, 2002 ISBN: 1932033068
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
Webster, David Kenyon Parachute Infantry: An American Paratrooper's Memoir of D- Day and the Fall of the Third Reich 352p. ISBN: 0385336497


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