Battle Between the Jagst and Kocher Rivers 4-12 April 1945 : Recommendation for the Award of the Presidential Unit Citation to the 2nd Battalion, 253rd Infantry Regiment, 63rd Infantry Division – Ray Merriam

Battle Between the Jagst and Kocher Rivers 4-12 April 1945 : Recommendation for the Award of the Presidential Unit Citation to the 2nd Battalion, 253rd Infantry Regiment, 63rd Infantry Division

Merriam Press World War 2 Archives SeriesComplete collection of documents submitted for recommendation of award to this unit for their action in this critical area northeast of Heilbronn, Germany.Two Medals of Honor were awarded for this battle.Includes narrative of the battle, daily G-3, S-3 and S-2 reports, statements by three non-coms, and complete rosters.Note: The unit was finally awarded the PUC in 2000-talk about slow!ContentsIntroductionBattalion Commanding Officer’s RecommendationSeventh Army Commanding General’s RecommendationNarrative of Battle Between Jagst and Kocher RiversG-3 ReportsS-3 ReportsS-2 ReportsStatement of Sgt. Elvin J. Franklin, Co. G, 253rd InfantryStatement of S/Sgt. Alfred Sueflow, Co. E, 253rd InfantryStatement of T/Sgt. Richard E. Woodhams, Co. F, 253rd InfantryRoster, Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 253rd Infantry RegimentRoster, Company E, 253rd Infantry RegimentRoster, Company F, 253rd Infantry RegimentRoster, Company G, 253rd Infantry RegimentRoster, Company H, 253rd Infantry RegimentRoster, Headquarters Company, 253rd Infantry RegimentTransfers and AssignmentsMedal of Honor Awards

Author: Ray Merriam
ISBN: 9781470049881
Pages: 154 pages
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