Donald Malarkey

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Donald Malarkey
Donald Malarkey in 2008
Nickname Don
Born (1921-07-31)July 31, 1921
Astoria, Oregon
Died September 30, 2017(2017-09-30) (aged 96)
Salem, 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

World War II

Awards Bronze Star Medal ribbon.svg Bronze Star 1 OLC
Purple Heart ribbon.svg Purple Heart
U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force Presidential Unit Citation ribbon.svg Presidential Unit Citation 1 OLC
American Defense Service Medal ribbon.svg American Defense Service Medal
Army Good Conduct Medal 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
Relations -Irene Moor (wife)
-John (brother)
-Bob (brother)
-Marilyn (sister)
Other work Author

Donald G. Malarkey (July 31, 1921 – September 30, 2017)[2][3] was a former non-commissioned officer during World War II. Malarkey was portrayed in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers by Scott Grimes.[4]

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". Retrieved 2009-10-06. 
  3. Malarkey, p. 12.
  4. 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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