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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:

LEONIDAS CAVALAS
Lt. Col., A.G.D.,
Adjutant General

CERTIFIED A TRUE COPY:

JOSEPH J. KOHOUT,
Captain, 26th Infantry,
Personnel Officer