Phillip Katz ASN 0-430360 was in both the 82nd
Abn Div and the 17th Abn Div as
the 507th was transferred there
August of 1944.
joined the 507th Prcht Inf
2 April 1944 and became part of Hq & Hq
Co. His MOS was Assistant Regimental S-2
(Intelligence). 1st Lt Katz came
in from Hq Field Force Replacement Depot #8.
He went into the 30th General
13 April 1944 as he
broke a bone on a practice jump and came
back to Hq & Hq Co
24 April 1944.
28 May 1944 1st Lt Katz along
with 2 other Officers
were transferred to Service Company. 1st
Lt Katz didnít go because of his 13 April
Katz received his
Combat Infantrymanís Badger
22 February 1945 for being in combat
26 December 1944 to 11 February 1945.
The CIB is awarded to Infantry Soldiers for
their first time in combat.
1st Lt Katz
jumped into Germany
24 April 1945 with Hq Co 1st
507th Prcht Inf 17th
April 7, 2022