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Company E, 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

May 29, 1943

SUBJECT: Citation of Unit
THROUGH: Commanding officer, 26th Infantry

TO : Commanding Officer, Company E, 26th Infantry

Company E, 26th infantry is cited for outstanding performance of duty in action in the vicinity of Djebel Halfa, Tunisia. January 28, 1943.

"While moving to the assistance of another company, Company E contacted the flank of an enemy forces attempting an encirclement. Company E attacked with great force, inflicting extremely heavy casualties on the enemy force and relieving critical pressure from the endangered unit."

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