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Airborne Forever

Willard W. Gehrken
Serialnr. 36772736, Pvt

KIA October 5th, 1944
Awarded: Purple Heart

501st Parachute Infantry Regiment
82nd Airborne Division

Neupré Cemetery Ardennes, Belgium
Plot B Row 41 Grave 12

This website is dedicated to all Allied Paratroopers of World War Two. They became a 'Band of Brothers' who enlisted for a new type of warfare. They jumped into occupied Holland on Septmber 17th 1944 like Angels from the Sky. We will honor their heritage.