Company L, 26th Infantry Citation, North Africa
C O N F I D E N T I A L
HEADQUARTERS 1ST U. S . INFANTRY DIVISION
A. P. O., No. 1, U. S. Army
26 April 1943
SUBJECT: Citation of Unit
THROUGH: Commanding Officers, 26th Infantry
TO : Commanding Officer, Company L, 26th Infantry.
Company L, 26th Infantry is cited for outstanding performance of duty in
action in the vicinity of Maknessy, Tunisia, December 17 and 18, 1943.
"During the night, Company L, proceeded several miles into enemy territory
and successfully attacked a strong enemy garrison, destroying quantities of
stores and equipment, inflicting heavy casualties and capturing several
members of the enemy force. The complete success of this mission, executed
with but a slight casualty, is indicative of the high degree of courage and
morale of Company L."
By command of Major General ALLEN:
Lt. Col., A.G.D.,
CERTIFIED A TRUE COPY:
JOSEPH J. KOHOUT,
Captain, 26th Infantry,