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Distinguished Service Cross Recipients
Pfc John E Atchley
1/Lt John D Spinkle
Lt Col Arthur Gorham (2)
S/Sgt Clarence Prager
Pvt Gordon Pryne
Lt Col Ben Vandervoort
1/Lt Waverly W Wray
1/Lt Harvey J Ziegler

Silver Star Recipients
Pvt Francis L Malay
S/Sgt Daniel B Mason
Pvt Stephen C Mason
T/5 Alexander J Matisick
Pvt Harry C Mathis
S/Sgt Arthur A Mayo
Pfc Joseph L Melahn
Pvt John J Mc Guigan
Pvt William J Mc Lean
Cpl Cornelius J Moynihan
Pvt George J Napoli
S/Sgt Paul D Nunan
Pvt Robert E Nurse

The 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Roll of Honor M - O

 LastName FirstName MI Tle Rank Unit Location Date   Status Cemetery

Mac Phee Donald J Pvt Co D Normandy 6/16/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures DOW USA/NY
Malafront Michael Pfc Hq 2 Germany 5/1/45 BS MAR
Malay Francis L Pvt Co F Salerno 10/14/43 SS/DOW S-R
Maloney Francis G Pvt Co G Sicily 7/11/43 DOW/Tunisia USA/MA
Mancuso Paul A Pvt Co F Belgium 12/23/44 H-C
Markwood Francis H Pfc Co E Germany 4/6/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures BS(OLC) MAR
Marsh Wilbur L Pfc Belgium 12/21/44 H-C
Martin Leroy V Cpl Hq 3 Sicily 7/11/43 DOW USA/PA
Martin William L Jr Pfc Co A Holland 9/18/44 USA/TN
Martz Harold L Pfc Co F Belgium 1/7/45 DOW H-C
Mason James H Pfc Co E Belgium 12/21/44 USA/VA
Mason Stephen C Pvt R/HQ Holland 11/4/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures  SS MAR WOM
Massick Peter Jr Pvt Co H Normandy 6/22/44 NOR
Matesick John Pvt Co H Normandy 6/8/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/OH
Mathis Harry C Pfc Co H Holland 10/2/44 SS MAR
Mathis Samuel A Pfc Germany 4/6/45 USA/AL
Matisick Alexander J T/5 Hq 2 Normandy 6/11/44 SS NOR
Matson Robert P Jr Pvt Co A Holland 10/17/44 MAR
Mayers Raymond T Pfc Co B Holland 9/20/44 DOW MAR
Mazello Nick Pvt Sicily 7/10/43 S-R
Mc Bride Charles S Pvt Co B Sicily 7/11/43   Photo on Trooper Pictures S-R
Mc Cann Edward B Pvt Sv Co Holland 9/19/44 MAR
Mc Carty Marcus S Pvt Co G Germany 2/1/45 USA/KY
Mc Clarie Willis F Pvt Co A Holland 10/2/44 USA/AK
Mc Clatchy Wesley A Pfc Co A Belgium 12/19/44 DOW/BS H-C
Mc Cleary Max D Cpl Co F Holland 9/20/44 USA/CA
Mc Closky Adam Cpl Co G Holland 11/4/44 MIA/BS MAR WOM
Mc Cuskey Joseph W Pvt Co F Belgium 1/7/45 DOW H-C
Mc Gregor Earl J Pvt Co A Holland 9/30/44 USA/MN
Mc Grew Ralph H Jr Cpl Co E Normandy 6/10/44 USA/OH
Mc Guigan John J Pvt Sicily 7/11/43 SS S-R
Mc Guire James L Sgt Co A Belgium 1/3/45 PH 2(OLC) H-C
Mc Keown David J Jr Pvt Sicily 7/11/43 S-R
Mc Lain Robert Pvt Co A Normandy 6/15/44 NOR
Mc Laughlin Charles Pvt Sicily 7/11/43 MIA S-R WOM
Mc Lean William J Pvt Co B Germany 4/30/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures  SS MAR
Mc Loughlin John P Pfc Co I Normandy 6/6/44 USA/NY
Meade Russell O Cpl Co C Holland 9/18/44 BS MAR
Medoro Anthony M Cpl Co C Normandy 6/7/44 USA/NY
Meek Samuel C Pvt Co I Normandy 6/11/44 NOR
Meelberg Eddie O Pvt Hq 1 Normandy 6/6/44 DOW USA/MN
Mehren Mathew A S/Sgt Belgium 2/15/45 DOW USA/CA
Meile Carroll W Pvt Co G Sicily 7/11/43 USA/MD
Melahn Joseph L Pfc Hq 2 Germany 2/11/45 SS USA/NY
Mileski Henry E Pvt Co B Holland 10/4/44   PH(OLC) MAR
Miller Bruce M Pfc Co B Normandy 6/12/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures   NOR
Minarcik Steve A Pfc Co C Germany 2/17/45 USA/PA
Moan Charles S Pfc Hq 2 Germany 5/1/45 MAR
Moderhak William F Jr Pfc Med Belgium 2/10/45 PH 2(OLC) H-C
Monahan Lawrence F S/Sgt Co A Normandy 6/6/44 DOW/England USA/NY
Monde Robert C Pfc Co B Normandy 6/11/44 DOW NOR
Morang William W Pvt Hq Germany 4/24/45 MAR
Morden John P Jr Pvt Hq 2 Belgium 12/21/44 USA/CA
Moreno Simon A T/5 Hq 1 Holland 9/29/44 DOW USA/CO
Morris William Pvt Co B Normandy 6/7/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures   USA/MD
Morton Cecil E Pvt Hq 2 Belgium 12/21/44 USA/NC
Mosko Nicholas Pfc Hq 2 Belgium 1/3/45 USA/PA
Moynihan Cornelius J Jr Cpl Co G Sicily 7/11/43 SS S-R
Mullen Vere D Pvt Co G Normandy 6/21/44 DOW USA/IN
Mulvaney Carl E Sgt Co E Belgium 1/5/45 Arlington
Murray Thomas J Pvt Hq 1 Belgium 1/5/45 USA/NY
Myers Cletis P Pfc Co C Germany 4/8/45 DOW/PH(OLC) MAR
Myrhow Harold L Pfc Co G Sicily 7/11/43 S-R
Napoli George J Pvt Co E Belgium 12/21/44 SS H-C
Narducci Orlando J Pfc Med/F Belgium 1/12/45 DOW USA/CA
Nealy William H Pvt Co E Belgium 1/12/45 DOW USA/SC
Neuberger William H Pvt Co D Normandy 6/6/44 NOR
Nicholas James Pfc Co B Holland 9/20/44 MIA/BS(OLC) MAR WOM
Nichols Harold H Sgt Hq 2 Normandy 6/23/44 DOW/England CAM
Nickels Frank L Pvt Hq 2 Holland 9/20/44 USA/TN
Niland Robert J Sgt Co D Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures NOR
Nowinski Frank J Pfc Co F Italy 10/7/43 S-R
Nurse Robert E
Pvt Co E Holland 9/23/44 SS MAR
O'Brien Patrick A Pfc Co A Sicily 7/14/43 USA/CA
O'Bryant Robert R Pfc Co A Germany 4/30/45 USA/WA
O'Byrne John R Pvt Co F Normandy 7/3/44 DOW/PH(OLC) NOR
O'Daniel John W Jr Pvt Co A Holland 9/20/44 MAR
Odom Iverson Pfc Hq 2 Holland 10/1/44 DOW USA/TX
Ogden Ernest E Pfc Co G Germany 4/30/45 USA/FL
Olds Donald H Sgt Co D Belgium 12/25/44 USA/MI
Olson Walter P Pvt Co F Belgium 1/29/45 DOW CAM
Olszewski Edward J Cpl Co D Belgium 1/4/45 USA/NY
Orlando Frank J Pvt Co H Belgium 12/27/44 H-C
Orth Walter M Pfc Co A Belgium 2/4/45 DOW H-C
Osterhoudt Lincoln C Pvt Hq 2 Holland 9/28/44 USA/NY
Overly Andrew J Pvt Co H Holland 10/10/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/OH
Owens Howard S Cpl Co C Sicily 7/10/43 USA/MI
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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 Drop Zone Sicily: Allied Airborne Strike,July 1943. Novato, CA: Presidio, c1983. 212 p. ISBN: 089 141 1968
D'Este, Carlonbsp; Decision in Normandy William S Konnecky Assc(P), 560 p. ISBN: 1568522606
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  The Way We Were: "Doc" Daniel B. McIlvoy: Regimental Surgeon, 505 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division (WW II American Paratroopers Portrait Series)  August 20, 2004, D-Day Pub, 167 p. ISBN: 2960017668
De Trez, Michel  Colonel Bob Piper: G Company 505 PIR (WW II American Paratroopers Portrait Series)  March, 2003, D-Day Pub, 48 p. ISBN: 2960017641
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
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
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
Nordyke , Phil The All Americans in World War II: A Photographic History of the 82nd Airborne Division at War Zenith Press, May 2006. 192 pgs ISBN: 0760326177
Nordyke , Phil Four Stars of Valor: The Combat History of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment in World War II Zenith Press, November 2006. 480 pgs ISBN: 0760326649
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
Tucker, William H.  Parachute Soldier: From the Diary of William H. Tucker, 1942-1945  ISBN:1884540015
Tucker, William H.  "Rendez-vous at Rochelinval" Battle of the Bulge  International Airborne Books,Harwichport, MA, ISBN:0-9647683-2-1
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

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