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The 376th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion
Trooper Pictures

Lt Col Wilbur Maben Griffith (Source: Jan Bos)

Lt Col Wilbur M Griffith
376th PFAB
Battilion Commander

Lt Col Robert H Neptune - (Major) 456th PFAB Executive Officer - 376th PFAB Commanding Officer from Sept 1944 (Source: Jan Bos)

Maj Robert H Neptune
456th/376th PFAB
CO Sept 1944

Capt Paul E Donnelly

Capt Paul E Donnelly
376th PFAB Hq Btry
Battery Commander

T/Sgt Wallace Anderson  (Source:Robert Schermer)

T/Sgt Wallace Anderson
376th PFAB
A Battery

Pvt Richard_ J Branski  (Source: B Jeffries)

Pvt Richard_ J Branski
376th PFAB A Btry
KIA 28 Sept 1944

Pfc Charles W Fenner

Pfc Charles W Fenner
376th PFAB
A Battery

SSgt William D Haworth

S/Sgt William D Haworth
376th PFAB
A/D Battery

Pfc Joseph P Kozak  (Courtesy of his nephew: Gary Kozak)

Pfc Joseph P Kozak
376th PFAB A Btry
KIA 8 Feb 1944

T/5 Nicholas Misturak - PH(OLC)and Bronze Star(Source: grandson Chris Misturak)

T/5 Nicholas Misturak
376th PFAB
A Battery

1/Lt Hugh W Wylie (Source: Jeffries)

1/Lt Hugh W Wylie
376th PFAB A Btry
KIA 17 Sept 1944

1/Lt Thomas D Donovan B Battery (Source: Robert Schoen)

1/Lt Thomas D Donovan
376th PFAB B Btry
DOW 16 Mar 1944

Cpl A.G.Gardner (Source: Jan Bos)

Cpl A.G.Gardner
376th PFAB B Btry
KIA 28 Sept 1944

Pfc Raymond Durkin (Source: B Jeffries)

Pfc Raymond Durkin
376th PFAB
B Battery

Pvt Lewis L Alberts (Source: B Jeffries)

Pvt Lewis L Alberts
376th PFAB C Btry
KIA 11 July 1943

Pfc John Buhr (Source: B Jeffries)

Pfc John Buhr
376th PFAB C Btry
KIA 15 Dec 1943

Pvt Bill H Camp (Source: B Jeffries)

Pvt Bill H Camp
376th PFAB C Btry
KIA 11 July 1943

Pvt Elmer R Galbraith

Pvt Elmer R Galbraith
376th PFAB C Btry
KIA 1 Oct 1944

Cpl Donald F Jerome(Source:Mark Jerome)

Cpl Donald F Jerome
376th PFAB
C Battery

Cpl Roy F Pack (Source:Philip Hoyle)

Cpl Roy F Pack
376th PFAB
C Battery

Cpl Robert N Price (Source: Jan Bos)

Cpl Robert N Price
376th PFAB C Btry
KIA 11 July 1943

Sgt Christ J Lambrose

Sgt Christ J Lambrose
376th PFAB C Btry
KIA 1 Oct 1944

Pvt Cloise E Talley (Source: B Jeffries)

Pvt Cloise E Talley
376th PFAB C Btry
KIA 11 July 1943

1/Lt Thomas J Dunn (Source: Jan Bos)

1/Lt Thomas J Dunn
376th PFAB
D Battery

Pfc John (Jack) R Gugerty - Bronze Star & Purple Heart OLC - (Courtesy: Steve Gugerty)

Pfc John R Gugerty
376th PFAB D Btry
KIA 28 Jan 1945

1/Lt Henry L Espensen (Source: Hubert L Espensen)

1/Lt Henry L Espensen
376th PFAB D Btry
KIA 11 July 1943

Darrell Collette

Tech 4 Darrell Collette
376th PFAB Hq Btry
Sissone, France - 1944

Pfc William Connelly Silver Star Recipient (Source: Jan Bos)

Pfc William Connelly
376th PFAB Hq Btry
Silver Star

Cpl Roy H Norris Jr(Source: Jan Bos )

Cpl Roy H Norris Jr
376th PFAB
Hq Battery

Sgt Russell C Reed (Source: Diana Collette-Davis)

Sgt Russell C Reed
376th PFAB
Hq Battery

Pfc Jack E Sapperfield

Pfc Jack E Sapperfield
376th PFAB
Hq Battery

Lt Euclid Cyr (Source: Jan Bos)

Lt Euclid Cyr
376th PFAB
Hq Battery

Pfc Raymond T Palmerin  PH(OLC)

Pfc Raymond T Palmerin
376th PFAB Hq Btry
KIA 6 Apr 1945

Pfc Robert M Scott (BS)

Pfc Robert M Scott
376th PFAB Hq Btry
KIA 20 Sept 1944 (BS)

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Badsey , Stephen & Chandler, David G (Editor)  Arnhem 1944: Operation "Market Garden" (Campaign No.24) 1993 96p. ISBN: 1855323028
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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
Fox, Tyler  Our Salvation : The 504th PIR Legendary Fight At Altavilla ISBN: 0692781676
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
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McKenzie, John  On Time, On Target Novato, CA: Presidio, May 15,2000. 304 p. ISBN: 089 141 714 1
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
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
Ryan, Cornelius  A Bridge Too Far 670p. ISBN: 0684803305
Tomedi, Rudy Ridgeway: A Biography of One of America's Greatest Generals William Morrow & Company, 320 p. ISBN: 068816207X
Tucker, William H.  "Rendez-vous at Rochelinval" Battle of the Bulge  International Airborne Books,Harwichport, MS, ISBN:0-9647683-2-1
Turnbull, Peter I Maintain The Right: The 307th Airborne Engineer Battalion in WW II Authorhouse, Oct 31,2005. 204 p. ISBN: 1420871447
van Lunteren, Frank Spearhead of the Fifth Army: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment in Italy from the Winter Line To Anzio Casemate, Sept 16,2016. 320 p. ISBN: 161200427X
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The Center of Military History The War in the Mediterranean: A WWII Pictorial History Brasseys, Inc., 465 p. ISBN:1574881302

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