Citation of Unit

The Intelligence and Reconnaissance Platoon of Headquarters Company, 424th Infantry, is cited for outstanding performance of duty in action on 12/28/1943.  By removing anti-tank and personnel mines, this platoon seized the only remaining bridge enroute of the advance and prevented a disastrous delay of the combat team.
source: GO 1944-002, 01/07/1944

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James D. West