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Woodson, Bishop T.

Nationality:
American

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private 1st Class
Unit:
Company B, 104th Infantry Division "Timberwolf", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
June 5th, 1945
Action:
"Pfc. Bishop T.WOODSON, also Company B, advanced with a combat patrol to clear buildings on his companyís flank. After he and his companion captured nine Germans in one house, the enemy in adjoining buildings cut off the patrolís withdrawal by laying down heavy machine gun and small arms fire. At great risk to his life, WOODSON flanked an enemy gun and wiped out its crew with hand grenades."
Silver Star Medal (SSM)

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