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

Silver Star Recipients
Capt Charles L Barnett
1/Lt William J Brunsman
1/Lt George E Clark Jr
1/Lt Ivey K Connell
Col William E Ekman (2)
Capt Robert Franco
1/Lt David L Packard
1/Lt Glin A Hall
Maj Frederick C.A.Kellam
Maj Talton W Long
2/Lt Robert M Matteson
Maj James E Mc Ginity
2/Lt Robert E Mc Laughlin
Capt Neal McRoberts (2)
2/Lt Gust W Sandin Jr
Capt Alexander P Suer
1/Lt Turner B.Turnbull
1/Lt John Walas
1/Lt William T Wilson
2/Lt Ivan F Woods
1/Lt Waverly W Wray
1/Lt Harry Yachechak(2)
1/Lt Harvey J Ziegler

The 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment
Roll of Honor Officers

 LastName FirstName MI Tle Rank Unit Location Date   Status Cemetery

Barnett Charles L Capt Co E Germany 4/12/45 SS/BS(OLC) MAR
Barnett George E 2/Lt Hq 3 Sicily 7/11/43 Arlington
Brennan Joseph 1/Lt Co I Belgium DOW 1962 WIA/paralyzed USA
Cadish Harold 2/Lt Co F Normandy 6/6/44 USA/MA
Calo Francis G 2/Lt Hq 2 Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures NOR
Carpenter William R Maj 2B CO Germany 4/12/45 BS/PH(2OLC) MAR WOM
Connell Ivey K 1/Lt Hq 2 Italy 10/6/43   Photo on Trooper Pictures  SS USA/SC
Coxon Donald G 1/Lt Co B Normandy 6/6/44 USA/IL
DeaLone Norman E 2/Lt Srvc Normandy 7/10/44 DOW/England USA/IL
Degenhardt Richard H 2/Lt Co I Belgium 1/5/45 DOW H-C
Dey William R 1/Lt Co I Germany 4/6/45 USA/OH
Dodd John H 1/Lt Co F Holland 9/20/44 USA/VA
Doran Frank H Jr 2/Lt Hq 3 Holland 10/21/44 DOW/England USA/NY
Gaillard William S Jr 1/Lt Co I Normandy 6/17/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures   NOR
Gavin Jack E 2/Lt Co G Holland 9/19/44 USA/NE
Gordon Oscar L 2/Lt Sicily 7/11/43 USA/NH
Gorham ^ Arthur F Lt Col 1B CO Sicily 7/14/43   Photo on Trooper Pictures  DSC(2) USA/OH
Guerrant Morris P 1/Lt Co B Germany 4/30/45 USA/VA
Hamula John 1/Lt Co F Belgium 1/5/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/PA
Hancock Asa T 1/Lt Co G Holland 9/29/44 MAR
Haupt Walter 2/Lt Co C Belgium 1/3/45 USA/MI
Hendrickson George E 2/Lt Co I Normandy 7/7/44 BR
Hughes Marshall 2/Lt Co D Belgium 1/3/45 H-C
Insley Robert S 2/Lt Co B Normandy 6/7/44 Fr Fire USA/MD
Janney Richard M 2/Lt Italy 10/5/43 USA/MD
Jensen Howard E 1/Lt Co E Germany 4/6/45 USA/NY
Kellam Frederick C.A. Major 1B CO Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures  SS USA/TX
Klee Kurt 1/Lt Med Sicily 7/10/43 USA/IN
Lebosse Herbert F 2/Lt Sv Co Normandy 7/4/44 USA/NY
Lefferson Robert M 2/Lt Co H Holland 9/30/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures   USA/IL
Massingille Fulton A 2/Lt Hq 3 Normandy 6/10/44 DOW USA/SC
Matteson Robert M 2/Lt Co A Belgium 1/3/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures  SS H-C
Mc Ginity James E Maj 1B CO Normandy 6/6/44 SS NOR
Mc Laughlin Robert E 2/Lt Co A Normandy 6/8/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures  SS NOR
Mc Neill James J Jr 2/Lt Co H Normandy 6/7/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures NOR
Mc Pheeters Archibald A Jr Capt Co I Belgium 1/3/45 USA/OK
Oakley William R 2/Lt Co A Normandy 6/7/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures  DOW USA/PA
O'Dea Clifford J 1/Lt Co E Germany 4/12/45 BS/PH (OLC) NOR
Orman Travis 1/Lt Co G Normandy 6/17/44 PH (OLC) NOR
Packard David L 1/Lt Co E Italy 10/6/43 SS USA/ME
Peddicord Roper R 1/Lt Co E Normandy 6/7/44 USA/IN
Qualls Charles K 1/Lt Hq 2 Belgium 12/26/44 USA/OK
Raux Raymond P 2/Lt Sicily 7/10/43 France
Robbins Wilbert H Jr 2/Lt Co C Belgium 1/3/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures H-C
Rosen Robert H Capt Co F Holland 9/20/44 DOW USA/NY
Rowe William A 1/Lt Co H Belgium 1/3/45 H-C
Roysdon Dale A Capt 1Bn S3 Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/MT
Sandin Gust W Jr 2/Lt Italy 10/6/43 SS S-R
Simon Walter F 2/Lt Hq 3 Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures BS NOR
Smith Vernon R 2/Lt Hq 2 Normandy 6/6/44 USA/MD
Sprinkle John D 1/Lt Co D Sicily 7/10/43 DSC S-R
Stefanich Anthony M Capt Co C Holland 9/18/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures USA/IL
Suer Alexander P Capt Dentist Belgium 2/1/45   Photo on Trooper Pictures DOW/SS USA/PA
Swingler Harold H Capt Co I Normandy 6/6/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures   USA/MO
Turnbull Turner B 1/Lt Co D Normandy 6/7/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures  SS NOR
Valentinelli Albert 1/Lt RHQ Belgium 1/3/45 BS/PH (OLC) H-C
Walas John 1/Lt Co E Belgium 1/5/45 SS/BS H-C
Walker Wallace J 2/Lt Hq 2 Germany 2/10/45 DOW USA/NJ
Walkup Willard W 2/Lt Sicily 7/14/43 S-R
Wilson William T 1/Lt Hq 2 Belgium 1/3/45 SS(OLC) H-C
Wray Waverly W 1/Lt Co D Holland 9/19/44   Photo on Trooper Pictures DSC/SS USA/MS
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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
Black, Wallace B.& Blashfield, Jean F. Battle of the Bulge (World War II 50th Anniversary Series). Crestwood House, 48 pp May,1993 ISBN: 0896865681
Blair, Jr, Clay Ridgeway's Paratroopers: The American Airborne in WW II. New York: Doubleday, 1985 588 p. ISBN: 0385278888
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
Crutchfield, Winston S Pathfinder: A conversation with Buck Hilton and other historical documents about Native American veterans  CreateSpace, 180 pp, Aug 2009 ISBN: 1448679559
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
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
Devlin, Gerard S  Paratrooper! St Martin's Press, (P) c1976 ISBN: 0312596529
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
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
McCann, John Passing Through: The 82nd Airborne Division in Northern Ireland 1943-1944 Gardner Books, (May, 2005), 128 p. ISBN: 1904242413
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
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
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
Wurst, Spencer & Gayle Descending From the Clouds: A Memoir of Combat in the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment: 82nd Airborne Division Casemate (Oct 2004), 256 p. ISBN: 1932033319
The Center of Military History The War in the Mediterranean: A WWII Pictorial History Brasseys, Inc., 465 p. ISBN:1574881302

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