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HISTORIES &

REPORTS

1. 11th Airborne Lineage and Honors
1974  
2. Places of Significance for 11th Airborne in World War II 1990s  
  3. The 11th Airborne Swing Cap 2000s  
  4. 221st Airborne Medical Company - medics attached to 511th PIR KIAs list 2004  
  5. Canopies of Blue: American Airborne Experience in the Pacific March 25, 2008  
  6. Eisenhower Presidential Library - 11th AB Records List August 2018  
  7. National Airborne Day - 116th US Congressional Record July 28, 2010  
  8. The 317th Troop Carrier Group in the Southwest Pacific 2017  
  9. Eulogy delivered for MG Joseph M. Swing by Robert Beightler December 1984  
  10. The 11th Airborne and the C-47 "Skytrain" in World War II December 2019  
  11. 11th Airborne Nisei M.I.S. paratroopers December 2019  
  12. Static Line 11th AB In-Theater Newsletters  February 25 & May 13, 1945  

 

     

Camp Toccoa

1. Tactics & Technique of Air-borne Troops Field Manual FM 31-30 May 20, 1942  
  2. MEMORANDUM: Colonel Orin D. Haugen regarding training January 29, 1943  

 

     

Camp Mackall

1. D/511 Company Roster  Unknown 1943  
  2. Christmas Greeting from Col. Orin D. Haugen  December 1943  

 

     

Fort Benning

1. Fort Benning Parachute School Student Text (manual) 

1944  
 

2. Today is the Day - "Graduation Day" poem 

June 12, 1943  
 

3. Pvt. James M. Massey, G Co, Jump Certificate 

June 26, 1945  
 

4. "A Trooper's Decision" poem, Pfc Chester Smith, D Co 

1943  
 

5. Censoring Instructions for Officers, 1LT Andrew Carrico, D Co 

August 1943  

 

     

Camp Polk, LA

1. Weekend Pass - Cpl William R. Walter, D Co  1943  
  2. 511th paratroopers who received Expert Infantryman Badge  March 17, 1944  
  3. The History of Fort Polk, Louisiana  2004  

 

     

Camp Stoneman/Sea Pike

 
1. APO Change of Address - Cpl William R. Walter, D Co  March 22, 1944  
2. 11th Airborne Division TOE list - Lt. William "Buzz" Miley, Jr.  Spring 1944  

 

     

Dobodura, New Guinea

 
1. Gliderist Qualification Certificate - SSGT. Billy Pettit, D Co  June 2, 1944  
2. D Company Unit Citation from Col. Orin D. Haugen  Sept 12, 1944  
  3. New Guinea Serviceman's Pocket Guide, Cpl. Walter, D Co  1943  
  4. 511th PIR Japanese Language Training Sheet  Summer 1944  
  5. 511th PIR Packing List 1944  Summer 1944  

 

     

Leyte

1. Parachute Maintenance Company After-Action Report
2. No One Smiled on Leyte & Hunger on Leyte - Troopers' Memories
3. King II - 11AB After-Action Report - Nov 18-Dec 25 11AB HQ
4. 3-511PIR Operations on Leyte - Nov 27-Dec 25, 1944
5. Summary of Operations Report - December 13-14, 1944
6. 127th Airborne Engineer Battalion Operations Report Oct-Dec 1944

Nov 18-Dec 25, 1944
2000s
May 28, 1945
AIOC 1948-1949
Dec 18, 1944
January 12, 1945
 

 

     

Luzon

1. Naval report of 11th Airborne landings at Nasugbu
2. Tagaytay Jump Journal of Pvt. James M. Massey, G Co
3. 3/511 Attack on Manila, thesis, Capt. John A. Coulter, HQ3-511
4. Unit Citation, 2nd Battalion 511th PIR 
5. Application for Burial - 1Lt. Norvin Davis, E Co 
6. Obituary and Interment Notice, Col. Orin D. Haugen
7. Report, 457th Parachute Field Artillery drop Tagaytay Ridge
8. US Eighth Army Operation Reports - Jan 29-Feb 10, 1945
9. The Battle for Manila, thesis, Capt Kevin T. McEnery 
10. "5th Wheel" The 457th PFAB on Luzon, Col. Douglass Quandt
11. Los Baños Operation, After-Action Report, 11 AB HQ
12. 511th Attack on Mt. Bijang, Officers Course, Maj. John M. Cook
13. 511th Attack on Malepunyo, Officers Course, Maj. L.S. Faulkner 
14. Task Force Gypsy, Report, Unit History
15. "Manila Bowl" 11th Airborne vs. US Navy football game program
16. Trial of Col. Masatoshi Fujishige (Calamba Massacres)
17. Roster of Filipino Scouts attached to 187th & 188th GIRs
February 5, 1945
May 1944-Feb 1945
1946-1947
June 25, 1945
April 22, 1945
February 2, 1949
February 15, 1946
June 9, 1945
Dec 21, 1993
March 17, 1945
July 1946
1948-1949
1948-1949
June 20-30, 1945 
July 4, 1945
February 1, 1946
April 8, 1942-1945
 

 

     

Okinawa

     

 

     

Japan

1. OSS Report of Japan's GEA Sphere
2. Report of the Surrender and Occupation of Japan, CINPAC
August 10, 1945
February 11, 1946
 

 

     

MAPS

1. 11th Airborne Deployment map - WWII
2. Camp Mackall map w/ 11th AB sections marked - 1943 
3. Leyte situation map - December 1944
4. 11AB Leyte Maps for Nov 28, Dec 6 & Dec 25
5. Operation Mike VI - 11th Airborne on Luzon
6. Assault on Nichols Field, 2/511 & 3/511, drawn by Capt John Coulter HQ3-511
7. Mt. Bijang and Malepunyo map - Luzon, March 1945
8. Enemy Defenses on Mt. Malepunyo - Luzon, March 1945
9. Japan - Yokohama 11th Airborne Occupation zones
10. Japan - Atsugi Airfield SECRET 

 
       

Letters

1. Pvt. Sidney Smithson, B/511, letters to friend - Toccoa, Benning, Mackall - Jan-June 1943
2. VMail from Pvt. James M. Massey, G/511, to parents - New Guinea - June 19, 1944
3. 1LT Andrew Carrico (D/511) to his wife Lois Lilly Carrico - Leyte, December 1944
4. 1LT Carrico (D/511) from 1LT Rudy J. Walter (D-Day Normandy/WIA) - Dec 1944 & Feb 1945
5. US Sixth Army Letter to West Point Class of 1930 RE: interment of Colonel Orin D. Haugen