US PARAS Cornett, Marvin

Craig Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Cornett
  • FORENAME
Marvin
  • UNIT
504th Parachute Infantry Regiment (Headquarters Company)
  • RANK
Private
  • NUMBER
  • AWARD
Bronze Star
  • PLACE
Europe
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
pre-war occupation - Coal Miner
enlisted 1941
WIA Anzio, 31.01.1944
after injury, served as instructor Fort Benning, Army Airborne School
left Army after WWII, but returned 1947
served mostly in Motor Transport
retired 1968 (Sergeant First Class)
resided California
after Army worked California Highway Patrol
married Eloyce Miller (Woman's Army Corp) (died 2017)
daughter Jan Mendoza
received Bronze Star and Purple Heart, aged 99
 
Jump Commander: In Combat With The 82nd Airborne In World War II
Brothers in Battle, Best of Friends: Two WWII Paratroopers from the Original Band of Brothers Tell Their Story
An Irresistible Force: Lieutenant Colonel Ben Vandervoort And The 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry In World War II
To D-Day And Back: Adventures With The 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment And Life As A World War II POW: A Memoir
Put Us Down In Hell: The Combat History Of The 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment In World War II
All American, All the Way: A Combat History of the 82nd Airborne Division in World War II: From Market Garden to Berlin
Strike And Hold: A Memoir of the 82nd Airborne in World War II
All The Way To Berlin: A Paratrooper at War in Europe
The Boldest Plan Is The Best: The Combat History Of The 509th Parachute Infantry Battalion During WWII
Deliver Us From Darkness: The Untold Story Of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment During Market Garden
507th Parachute Infantry Regiment: Normandie, Ardennes, Allemagne - a Forgotten Regiment: 1942-1945 Normandy, Ardennes, Germany
Our Salvation: The 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment's Legendary Fight At Altavilla
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