Memories from the Pacific
503rd PIR Photo Album
First Paratrooper assault in the Pacific War,
Lae, New Guinea, September 1943

Photos courtesy of Jack Herzig.
This stunning photo album was prepared by Aiko Herzig.

The photos were taken primarily by Max Kulick and other members of B Co., 503rd PIR.


Ted Kaczor (Hamtramak, MI) and Max Kulich (NYC) Warming up "C" rations, our steady diet
Warren Pepper (MA) (standing), Justin Fellows, Max Kulich, Ted Kaczor (standing w/ helmet), Joe Kupcho (Detroit)
Around Company B HQ Hut
Lloyd Sparks (Detroit), John Hendrickson, Max Kulich, Capt. William Cobb (new Co. B Commander), Lt. Markham (XO), 1st Sgt. Herbert Bowman, Sisto Castillo (CA), Euylas "Willie" Williams (Supply Sgt.)
Ted Kaczor (kneeling) and Max Kulich (standing behind Kaczor) with natives of Lae, New Guinea
Max Kulick Ted Kaczor and Sisto Castillo

Location / Pages: Australia 1,4; New Guinea 2,3,5-8; East Indies 9; Mindoro Island / Paluan 10-21

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