This section contains histories and photos for the various component units that comprised the 17th Airborne Division. Click on a unit below to view the history; on the right side of each page is a link to view photos. Much of this information has been obtained by the Scions of the 17th Airborne from the National Archives in College Park, MD. The units below were components of the 17th Airborne Division during all or part of its existence.
17th Airborne Parachute Maint. Company
411th Airborne Quartermaster Company
517th Airborne Signal Company
Military Police Platoon
389th Quartermaster Company (attached)
550th Infantry Airborne Battalion (attached)