Donald Malarkey

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Donald Malarkey

Donald Malarkey in 2008
Nickname Don
Born July 31, 1921 (1921-07-31) (age 92)
Astoria, Oregon
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch United States Army seal United States Army
Years of service 1942-1945
Rank US Army WWII TSGT.svg Technical Sergeant
Unit 506 patch.jpeg Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment,
US 101st Airborne Division patch.svg101st Airborne Division
Battles/wars

World War II

Awards Bronze Star ribbon.svg Bronze Star 1 OLC
Purple Heart BAR.svg Purple Heart
Presidential Unit Citation ribbon.svg Presidential Unit Citation 1 OLC
American Defense Service ribbon.svg American Defense Service Medal
Army Good Conduct ribbon.svg Good Conduct Medal
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign ribbon.svg European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
World War II Victory Medal ribbon.svg World War II Victory Medal
Army of Occupation ribbon.svg Army of Occupation Medal
American Campaign Medal ribbon.svg American Campaign Medal
Croix de guerre 1939-1945 with palm (France) - ribbon bar.png Croix de guerre
Legion Honneur Chevalier ribbon.svg Légion d’Honneur with Chevalier Status
French Liberation Medal ribbon.png French Liberation Medal
Combat Infantry Badge.svgCombat Infantryman Badge
US Army Airborne basic parachutist badge.gifParachutist Badge
[1]
Relations -Irene Moor (wife)
-John (brother)
-Bob (brother)
-Marilyn (sister)
Other work Author

Donald G. Malarkey (born July 31, 1921)[2] is a former non-commissioned officer during World War II. Malarkey was portrayed in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers by Scott Grimes.[3]

Malarkey was born in Astoria, Oregon on July 31, 1921.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 DeAngelis, Frank. "Malarkey's shadowbox". http://www.frankdeangelis.com/Sergeant%201st%20Class%20Donald%20Malarkey.htm. Retrieved 2009-10-06.
  2. Malarkey, p. 12.
  3. Malarkey, Donald G., with Bob Welch (2008). Easy Company Soldier: The Legendary Battles of a Sergeant from World War II's "Band of Brothers". St. Martin's Press. ISBN 978-0-312-37849-3.

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