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Nawerth, Gail H.
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- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Private 1st Class
- 95th Infantry Division "Victory Division", U.S. Army
- Awarded on:
- May 20th, 1945
"For gallantry in action against the enemy, on 1 April 1945, in the vicinity of Lamershagen, Germany. When a task force of tanks and Company G was halted by devasting panzerfzust fire, Private First Class NAWERTH and five comrades went to reconnoiter and, if possible, eliminate the panzerfausts. Coming upon the enemy on high ground, Private First Class NAWERTH participated in a bold assault which destroyed the position and enabled the tanks to resume their advance. Seven Germans were killed by Private First Class NAWERTH and his comrades, and fourteen bazookas were captured. The gallant combat skill displayed by Private First Class NAWERTH is in keeping with the highest traditions of the military service."
General Orders No. 117, Headquarters, 95th Infantry Division (20 May 1945).
- - General Orders No. 117, Headquarters, 95th Infantry Division, 20 May 1945