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Heintges, John A.

Date of death:
March 31st, 1994 (Denver/Colorado, United States)
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Commanding Officer 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division "The Rock of the Marne", U.S. Army
For action performed on 11 July 1943 in Palma di Montechiaro/Province of Agrigento, Sicily region, Italy.

Headquarters, 3rd Infantry Division, General Orders No. 53 (2 August 1943).
Citation unavailable.

Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)

This award was obtained in the form of an Oak Leave to be attached on the ribbon of the first award. Citation unavailable.
Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Colonel
Unit:
Commanding Officer 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division "The Rock of the Marne", U.S. Army
For action performed on 15 March 1945 in Saarland, Germany.

This award was obtained in the form of an second Oak Leave to be attached on the ribbon of the first award. Citation unavailable.

Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Commanding Officer 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division "The Rock of the Marne", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
December 4th, 1944
Legion of Merit - US Military
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant Colonel (Lieutenant-colonel)
Unit:
Commanding Officer 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division "The Rock of the Marne", U.S. Army
For action performed on 30 July 1943 near Termini Immerse/province of Palermo, Sicily region, Italy.

Headquarters, 3rd Infantry Division, General Orders No. 118 (14 June 1944).
Citation unavailable.
Soldier's Medal (SM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)

This award was obtained in the form of an Oak Leave to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.

Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)

This award was obtained in the form of an second Oak Leave to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Colonel
Unit:
Commanding Officer 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division "The Rock of the Marne", U.S. Army
For action performed on 20 April 1945, at Nuremberg/Bavaria, Germany.

This award was obtained in the form of an third Oak Leave to be attached on the ribbon of the first award. Citation unavailable.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)

Sources

  • - Taggart, D.G., History of the Third Infantry Division in World War II, The Battery Press, Nashville, USA, 1987
    - White, N.W., From Fedala to Berchtesgaden A History of the Seventh United States Infantry in World War II, Keystone Print Inc., Brockton, Massachusetts, USA, 1947

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