US PARAS Cornett, Marvin

Craig Robertson

Staff member
  • UNIT
504th Parachute Infantry Regiment (Headquarters Company)
  • RANK
Bronze Star
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
Ste-Mere Eglise, June 1944: No Better Place to Die: The Battle for La Fiere Bridge
Brothers in Battle, Best of Friends: Two WWII Paratroopers from the Original Band of Brothers Tell Their Story
American Airborne Pathfinders in World War II
All The Way To Berlin: A Paratrooper at War in Europe
To D-Day And Back: Adventures With The 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment And Life As A World War II POW: A Memoir
Down To Earth: The 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment In Normandy
American Eagles: The 101st Airborne's Assault on Fortress Europe 1944/45
No Victory In Valhalla: The Untold Story Of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment From Bastogne To Berchtesgaden
The Deuce: The Bravery, Valor, And Sacrifice Of The 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment
All American, All the Way: A Combat History of the 82nd Airborne Division in World War II: From Market Garden to Berlin
Deliver Us From Darkness: The Untold Story Of Third Battalion 506 Parachute Infantry Regiment During Market Garden