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“I served with a group of young, patriotic and daring soldiers. (They) stood up with each other to the end. Sometimes ‘The End’ was of their comrades’ lives in combat, or the ‘Million Dollar Wound’ which sent many of them home." -Cpl. William R. Walter, D Company, 511th PIR
Command master Sergeant John H. Bittorie
Pfc. Bittorie, John H.

Machine Gunner, 1st Platoon, D Company, 511 PIR

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Pfc. Thomas Ryan Boggs
Pfc. Boggs, Thomas Rockwell

3rd Squad, 2nd Platoon Company F, 511 PIR    

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Pfc Robert Allen Bobby Burnside
Pfc. Burnside, Robert Allen

3rd Platoon, Company D, 511th PIR

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Pvt Joe Ferguson 511 PIR
Pvt. Ferguson, Joe C.

Company D, 511th PIR

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Pfc Alfred Haar medic 511 PIR 11th airborne
Pfc. Haar, Alfred

Medic, Company D, 511th PIR

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Pfc Elmer C Hudson 511 PIR 11th airborne
Pfc. Hudson, Elmer C.

Company D, 2nd Platoon Mortar Squad, 511th PIR

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Pfc. John Kloes 511 PIR 11th airborne
Pfc. Kloes, John

Company D, 511th PIR

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Pfc. Hung Oak Lee
Pfc. Lee, Hung Oak

Service Company, 511 PIR   

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Pfc Billy Pettit
Pfc. Pettit, Billy

Company D, 511 PIR

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Pfc. Earl D. Richardson
Pfc. Richardson, Earl D.

D Company, 511 PIR   

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Pfc. Harry Swan
Pfc. Swan, Harry A.

Company G, 511 PIR + Runner, 11th Airborne Honor Guard for Gen. Douglas MacArthur    

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Pfc. Alex Village Center 511 PIR 11 airborne
Pfc. Village Center, Alex

Platoon Scout, Company D, 511 PIR

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Pfc Norman Zadoorian 511 PIR 11th airborne
Pfc. Zadoorian, Norman

"Company Photographer", Company D, 511th PIR

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Bernie Coon, Medic, 511th PIR
Coon, Bernard Burdette

Medic, 221st Medical Company attached to 511 PIR

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PVT Elmer E. Fryar - Medal of Honor
Pvt. Fryar, Elmer E.

E Company, 511 PIR - KIA

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PFC Manuel Perez - Medal of Honor
Pfc. Pérez, Manuel

A Company, 511 PIR - KIA

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"While not being from the samurai class, none-the-less, I do recognize great warriors when I see them, and I take great pride in having served with the best fighting men of World War II.”

-1st Lt. Ralph E. Ermatinger, 511 PIR