Veterans of World War 2 These World War 2 Veterans have all put their Autographs on my World War II Jacket. I honor everyone of them! Lt. Col. Leo R. Gray 100th Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group ‘red tails’ 1st Lt Ralph L. Turner 301 Ftr , 332FG Charles E. Mcgee 302nd Fighter Squadron of the 332d Fighter Group ‘red tails’ Retired Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Richard R. Hall, Jr. 332nd fighter group R.I.P. Bradley Thomas Jr. 3104th Quarter master PFC J.P. Ledet, 96th Div. R.I.P Gwen (Left) Left- PFC. Gwen Gillis Women Marine Corps W.R -Paris Island Motor transport & Right Ssgt Martha Minnick Women Marine Corps W.R- PayMaster Corp Dick Jordan USN 1945 R.I.P Hal Baumgarten, co B, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Division d-day vet R.I.P Donald ”Duckie” Robertson 29th Division Norman Duncan Co. E, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th division Steve Melnikoff Co. C, 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry, 29th Division R.I.P Bill Doyle Co. C 175th Infantry Regiment, 29th Divsion Donald Mckee, Medic Co. E 175th Infantry Regiment, 29th Division R.I.P Harry Shevchuck, L-Co. 175 Regiment, 29th Inf. Div. Clair Martin, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Division, Omaha Beach D-day First wave R.I.P. Harry Dearwater, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Division Chuck Neighbor Co E, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Division Arden Earll Co. H 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Division D-Day Vet R.I.P. Angelo A. Lombino Co.K 175th Infantry Regiment, 29th Division R.I.P Melvin E. Walker 115th Infantry Regiment, 29th Division R.I.P Orville Smith, Medical Battalion-29th Infantry Division R.I.P Carlson Lewis, 2nd Bn, 105th Regiment, 27th Div Russell C Morgan , Co.L, 335th regiment, 84th Division U.S.S. LOFBERG DD 759, 7th fleet (pacific). ANTHONY J. MALIN, LST 350 Us navy Carl Arthur USN Gunner Armed Guard SVC R.I.P James ‘Jim’ William Reeves Sr, 1st Parachute Battalion Para Marines & Iwo Jima 5th Marine Division Homer Golden, 871st Airborne Engineer Gene Hermann, 194th Glider Infantry, 17th Airborne Division R.I.P John Leather, 194th GIR, Co. F , 17th Airborne Div. R.I.P Pvt (col.)John Kormann, 517th P.I.R., 17th Airborne Division Edward GOOD, HQ Company, 513th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 17th Airborne Division Wayne H. DeHaven (Sr.) Co. F, 513th P.I.R, 17th Airborne Lynn W. Aas, D-Company 193rd GIR, 17th Airborne Div. Austin Y. Steen Jr. G- Company, 513th PIR, 17th Airborne Div. Charles Davis, 517th Signal Company, 17th Airborne Division Richard L. Seifert HQ Co. 194th Glider Infantry Regiment, 17th Airborne Divsion. R.I.P Ed George, Co. d, 515th,13th Airborne Division R.I.P Fred H.Harshberger, Co.Hq, 62nd Armored Inf. Bn.,14th Armored division. Rod Sweigart, 41st Armored Infantry Battalion, 2nd Armored Division. George Perrine, Co. B, 82nd Armored Recon Battalion, 2nd Amored Div. R.I.P Rea Guistwite, 14th Field Artillery, 2nd Armored Division Paul Cannarella, Service Co., 66th Armored Regiment, 2nd Armored Division. George “Pecky” Smilanich E. Co., 67th Armored regiment, 2nd US Armored Division in WWII Tank Driver 1Lt Francis Turner, A Co., 17th Armored Engineer Battalion, 2nd Armored Division. (right-R.I.P) Left- Mel Jenner Turrent Gunner B-17H, Right-William Hancock US Navy( R.I.P) Elmer “Lucky” McGinty, 95th Bomber Group, 8th Airforce.B-17 Waistgunner. R.I.P Paul Gordon, Tech Sergeant, 92nd Bomb Group, 8th USAAF (B-17 Ball-Turret Gunner) R.I.P Ralph W. Lerch, 65th Medical Group.support the 80th Infantry Division John Rowe, 346th Infantry regiment , Co I, 87nd Inf Div. George R. Moore, 1252nd Eng. Combat Battalion, 3rd Army R.I.P John Swett, Co. H, 423th Inf Regiment, 106th Division R.I.P John Gatens, 589 Fa Bn Battery A, 106th Division R.I.P Carmen Staino, 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Division John Schaffner, 589 Fa Bn, 106th Division PFC Herbert M. Sheaner Jr. G-Com., 422nd Infantry Regiment, 106th Infantry Division s/c Kenneth Stoudt, USS Polana Pacific Joseph Reilly 501st P.I.R. ,101st Airborne Thomas Rice, 501st PIR, 101st Airborne Guy Whidden, Co. HQ, 502nd P.I.R., 101st Airborne Div. Herb J. Suerth ‘Jr” E-Company, 506th, 101st Airborne. R.I.P T/4 George E. Koskimaki, Div radioman for Gen. Maxwell Taylor, 101st Airborne Division, Historian of the 101st airborne Vincent Speranza, H Co., 501st P.I.R., 101st Airborne division Ssgt. Lawrence ”Larry” Michaelis, C-company, 327th GIR, 101st Airborne Jim ”PeeWee” Martin G-Company, 506th, 101st Airborne R.I.P Wilson “Bill” Colwell, 502nd PIR, 101st Airborne Div. Bill Sullivan Co. HQ-505th, 82nd airborne Raymond Defer 502nd P.I.R, 101st Airborne Bob Noody, Co F. 506th, 101st airborne R.I.P John Cipolla, 501st, 101st Airborne Dan McBride, F Co, 502nd PIR, 101st Airborne Jerry Collins, C. Co., 506th P.I.R., 101st Airborne Al Mampre – Co E. 506th P.I.R, 101st Airborne and Medic (Original Toccoa Man) PFC Brad Freeman E Co. 506th P.I.R, 101st Airborne Division. R.I.P Sgt Jack Womer, 29th Ranger Battalion, HQ-506th, 101st Airborne Div. John Primerano 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment hq wire section,101st airborne Joe Medlicott, Co.H, 504th P.I.R., 82nd Airborne Div. R.I.P Ray Fary 80th Airborne Anti-Aircraft Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division George Shenkle, 508th, 82nd airborne PFC. Robert Devinney, 504th Parachture Infantry Regiment, 82nd Division. Warren Wilt, 508 PIR, 82nd Airborne D-DAY. Richard Rohleder 320th GFA Battalion, 82nd Airborne Gerald ‘Andy’ Anderson, 26th Inf regiment, 1st Division”Big Red One” Bob Huber, 415th Infantry Regiment Co.G, 104st Inf Division John (tom) Hobson 357th Fa Bn, 104th Div ”timberwolves” Bill Danner, AT Co. 414th INF Regiment, 104th Division ”Timberwolves’ John Tyrrell, E-company, 414th INf regiment, 104th Division ‘Timberwolves’ George Ciampa, 607th Grave Registration Company R.I.P PFC Robert E. Thomas,3rd platoon, I-Co. 347th Infantry Regiment, 87th Division. Pfc John Foy, 347th Infantry Regiment, 87th Infantry Division Clinton James, Us Army 1945 Cpl Jack H. Frank Sr, HQ-Co. 1142nd Combat Engineer Group, 1st Army; 2726th Engineer Light Equipment Company R.I.P Larkin Dillbeck, C-Co. 740 Tk Bn-‘daredevil’ Harry F. Miller HQ-Co. 740 Tk Bn-‘daredevil’ Harold G. Bradley, C-Co.740 Tk Bn-‘daredevil’ SGT Clyde E. Kenney Co. K 311th INF regiment, 78th Div. R.I.P Floyd Blank, 4th Infantry Division(d-day vet) Private Jack Port. 4th Infantry Division – 12th Infantry Regiment – E Company. Utah Beach Ray Pegram a radio operator of the U.S. 9th Army Air Corps, 434 Trooper Carrier Group, was in one of the planes that made four drops of pathfinders on D-Day June 6, 1944. Bill Byers, A- Company, 300th Combat Engineers Ernie Corvese – Naval Combat Demolition Unit (NCDU) Omaha Beach Jack Hamlin Us Coast Guard Rescue Flotilla One Bh hawy, 222nd regiment, 42nd Division. R.I.P Pvt William ‘Bill’ F. Ryan, 1st INF.Div – 16th Regiment & 508th PIR, 82nd Airborne. R.I.P Art Staymates, 26th infantry regiment, 1st Division (D-day vet) Steve Weiss, 36th Infantry Div R.I.P Sheridan Layman, Co. H, 117th INF, 30th Division R.I.P SGGT Marion Stanford, 30th Infantry Div. Peter Munger, E Co. 120th infantry Regiment, 30th Division Peter Du Pre, 114th General Hospital Clyde Harrop, 76th Field Artillery Bn. Fred R. Chapal, 87th Chemical mortar Bn. James Federhart, 95th Infantry Division R.I.P Edward Turlo, 79th Infantry division Wilbur J. Myers, 692nd Tank Destroyer Jim morgia, 334th Infantry Regiment, 84th Division Petty Officer 2nd Class Jack Scida LCVP LSt-495 Flotilla 10 RICHARD MANCHESTER Co. K 345 Inf. 87th Division Coast Guard Frank Devita, USS Samuel Chase LCVP PA-26 Major Nathan Kline, 454th Bomb Squadron, 323rd Bomb Group, 9th Airforce Jake Downey, 121st Infantry Regiment, 8th Infantry Division Floyd J. Demmy, Co. B , 54th Armored Infantry Battalion, 10th armored div. R.I.P Bill Labar Co B, 1st Bn, 318th Infantry Regiment, 80th Infantry Divsion Donald Cobb USS Murphy (DD-603) Eugene Edwards 39th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division Joseph Van Eyzeren USS Murphy (DD-603) Darrell Blizzard B-17 Pilot 381st Bomb Group Glenn Angle C47 Pilot, D-Day R.I.P Emery Horn Co. B 242 Inf. 42 Div. POW R.I.P Bill Schott 27th Marine regiment, 5th Marine division, weapons company R.I.P Tom Kilker Glider Pilot , 437th Troop Carrier Group, 85th Squadron Winslow Uebel – Combat Medic 102nd Infantry Division Jimmy Carroll – 9th Airforce Henry Poisson – 150th Combat Engineer Battalion Robert “Bob” Lockard F Company, 354th Infantry Regiment, 89th Infantry Division Alfred F. Bucci – 90th Infantry Division HQ & HQ Artillery Jack R. Dauer, Co K, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division T/5 Clarence A. Bachand C Co. 284th Combat Engr. 3rd army & 1st Army Wesley Athley, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division. Cliff Goodall, 7th Naval Beach Battalion, 6th Engineer Brigade PFC Russell L. Pickett, Co A, 1st Bn, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Division S2C Gerald R. Deitch, Naval Combat Demolition Unit 24 & 30 PFC David G. Tolan, 712th TK Bn, 90th Infantry Div 2LT. Leila E. Morisson, Nurse 118th Evacuation Hospital T/5 Harry ”Pete” Shaw Jr. 283rd Field Artillery Battalion T/5 John Stevenson, 195th Ordnance Depot Company Major Gen. John C. Raaen Jr. HQ Company, 5th Ranger Infantry Battalion PFC Rudolfo Huereque, 5th Ranger Bn. In honor of them who signed the jacket and have passed away….