Second Platoon, Company M, 26th Infantry Citation
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
SUBJECT: Citation of Unit.
THROUGH: Commanding Officer, 26th Infantry
TO : Commanding Officer, Company M, 26th Infantry.
Second Platoon, Company M, 26th Infantry is cited for outstanding performance
of duty is the vicinity of El Guettar, Tunisia,
March 24, 1943 to March 30, 1943.
"During an attack on strong enemy positions, this platoon operating across
rough mountainous terrain, destroyed numerous enemy gun emplacements. Despite
heavy enemy machine-gun, mortar, and artillery fire, the platoon continuously
manned its guns and afforded protection to aid components of its units. The
accurate firing, courage, and determination displayed by the men of the Second
Platoon contributed materially to the success of this operation."
By command of Major General ALLEN:
Lt. Col., A. G. D.,
CERTIFIED A TRUE COPY:
JOSEPH J. KOHOUT
Captain, 26th Infantry