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Paul, John K. USA cited Feb 1945

 
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 05, 2010 5:58 am    Post subject: Paul, John K. USA cited Feb 1945 Reply with quote

Pacific Grove Tribune, CA Feb. 9, 1945
S/Sgt. John K. Paul Wins Infantryman Badge In Italy
With the Fifth Army, Italy (Special) – Staff Sergeant John K. Paul, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Paul, 611 Spazier avenue, Pacific Grove, has been cited by the 261st infantry regiment of the 91st “Powder River” division and awarded the combat infantryman badge for actual participation in combat against the enemy with the Fifth Army in Italy. Standards for the badge are high. The decoration is awarded to the infantry soldier who has proved his fighting ability in combat The handsome badge consists of a silver rifle set against a background of infantry blue enclosed in a silver wreath. S/Sgt. Paul arrived overseas last May. He had been at Camp Adair, Oregon, but shipped out from Virginia. He was last home in December, 1943.
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