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Anderson, William A.

Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
2nd Lieutenant (Second-lieutenant)
Unit:
146th Engineer Combat Battalion, Special Engineer Task Force, V Corps, U.S. Army
Awarded for:
Operation Neptune
For action performed on D-Day, June 6th, 1944, Normandy, France.
Citation unavailable.
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
1st Lieutenant (Lieutenant)
Unit:
Company A, 146th Engineer Combat Battalion, 38th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron, U.S. Army
For operation against the enemy between 1th February 1945 to 28th February 1945 in the vicinity of Monschau and Mutzenich, Rhine Province, Germany.
Citation unavailable.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)

Sources

  • Photo: 1121st Engineer Combat Group
  • - Balkoski, J., Omaha Beach: D-Day, June 6, 1944, Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, U.S.A., 2006
    - 146th Engineer Combat Battalion

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