Slensker, William

Date of death:
July 2nd, 2012
Buried on:
Fort Logan National Cemetery
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Staff Sergeant
Unit:
25th Infantry Division "Tropic Lightning", U.S. Army
Action:
Award received for bravery in the Balati Pass battle in August 1945.
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Staff Sergeant
Unit:
25th Infantry Division "Tropic Lightning", U.S. Army
Action:
Shrapnel wounds from grenade.
Purple Heart
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Staff Sergeant
Unit:
25th Infantry Division "Tropic Lightning", U.S. Army
Action:
Bullet wound received as a sniper.
Purple Heart

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