Donald R. BurgettDonald R. Burgett, 101st Airborne, Screaming Eagles WWII
Photo 2005

Donald R. Burgett

A 1/506 Parachute Infantry Division - 101st Airborne Division

Donald R. Burgett joined the US Army in 1943, became a paratrooper with the 101st Airborne (A 1/ 506 PIR) and fought in all four of Europes major operations: D-Day, Operation Market-Garden, Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge, and the final invasion of Germany. Wounded three times, he was awarded a Bronze Star for valor.

Don has written four books about his war experience:

CURRAHEE! A Screaming Eagle at Normandy
THE ROAD TO ARNHEM A Screaming Eagle in Holland
SEVEN ROADS TO HELL A Screaming Eagle at Bastogne
BEYOND THE RHINE A Screaming Eagle in Germany

Burgett Web Site: Donald R.