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Philips, Vodra C.

Service number:
O-364786
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Captain
Unit:
Company A, 743rd Tank Battalion, 116th Infantry Combat Team
Awarded for:
Operation Neptune
For action performed on D-Day, June 6th 1944, sectors Dog Red and Easy Green, Omaha Beach, Normandy, France.

Citation unavailable.
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
743rd Tank Battalion, 30th Infantry Division "Old Hickory", U.S. Army
Major Vodra C. Philips, O-364786, Infantry, 743rd Tank Battalion, United States Army, for heroic achievement on 2 September 1944, in France. Entered military service from Missouri.


Citation unavailable.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Major
Unit:
743rd Tank Battalion, 30th Infantry Division "Old Hickory", U.S. Army

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

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