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.......but they are won by men."

........................................... ......General George S. Patton

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Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) Recipient
Cpl Samuel D Strain

Silver Star Recipients
2/Lt Irving S Brenner
Pfc Clayton C Doane
Pfc Henry F Skiba

17th Airborne WW II
Medal of Honor Recipients

T/Sgt Clinton M Hedrick
S/Sgt Isadore S Jachman
Pvt George J Peters
Pfc Stuart S Stryker
The 155th Airborne Anti-Aircraft Battalion
Trooper Pictures
Sgt Charles R Halbert

Sgt Charles R Halbert
155th AAA
A Battery

Pfc Max P Howard

Sgt Charles R HalbertPfc Max P Howard
155th AAA
A Battery

Pfc John Raymond Kelley

Pfc John R Kelley
155th AAA
A Battery

Pfc Jack Trovato

Pfc Jack Trovato
155th AAA
A Battery

Cpl Warren F Hunt

Cpl Warren F Hunt
155th AAA
B Battery

T/Sgt Wayne Howard Badger

T/Sgt Wayne H Badger
155th AAA
C Battery

Pvt John (Jack) Buchser

Pvt John Buchser
155th AAA C Btry
KIA 7 Jan 1945

2/Lt Jack Johnston Foster (Source: Roger Long)

2/Lt Jack J Foster
155th AAA C Btry
KIA 6 Jan 1945

Sgt Eugene W Howard

Sgt Eugene W Howard
155th AAA
C Battery

Sgt Robert Brooks

Sgt Robert Brooks
155th AAA
D Battery

Cpl Clayton C Doane - Silver Star Recipient

Cpl Clayton C Doane
155th AAA D Btry
KIA 8 Jan 1945 (SS)

T/5 Francis J

T/5 Francis J Calpin
155th AAA
E Battery

Pfc Charles E Bradford

Pfc Charles E Bradford
155th AAA
Hq Battery

T/Sgt Michael Stashitsky

T/Sgt Michael Stashitsky
155th AAA
Hq Battery

Lt Col John W Paddock

Lt Col John W Paddock
155th AAA
Commanding Officer

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
Brooks, Kevin & Rich Donald J Glider Infantryman: Behind Enemy Lines in World War II (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series). TAMU Press, Nov 22, 2011, 320 p. ISBN:1603444246
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
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
Ryan, Cornelius  A Bridge Too Far 670p. ISBN: 0684803305
Wildman, John B All Americans 82nd Airborne. Meadowlands Militaria, 6/83 ISBN:091 208 1007
Yanock, John  History, 155th Airborne Anti-Tank Anti-Aircraft Battalion. 1995, 127pps ISBN:B0006F5WA2
The Center of Military History The War in the Mediterranean: A WWII Pictorial History Brasseys, Inc., 465 p. ISBN:1574881302

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