Photo of Sgt. David H. Wells receiving the Bronze Star from Major Gen. P. W. Clarkson

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Title

Photo of Sgt. David H. Wells receiving the Bronze Star from Major Gen. P. W. Clarkson

Subject

WWII
World War II
Army
Decatur, IL.

Description

Herald and Review Library: Wells, Sgt. David H.; Article on back of photo; "For meritorious service in support of military operations against the Japanese in Norther Luzon, first Sgt. David H. Wells, rural route 6, Decatur, receives the Bronze Star medal from Major Gen. P. W. Clarkson, commanding general of the 33rd division. sergeant Wells personally supervised the security of the regimental command post and was in a large measure responsible for the fact that never during the campaign were the defenses penetrated by enemy forces. The citation which accompanied the medal stated in part, 'Sergeant Wells strict attention to duty and his capable handling of the work required of him contributed greatly to the efficient performance of his company.'"

Creator

GHQ Public Relations

Source

San Francisco, Calif.

Publisher

Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

9/15/1945

Contributor

Decatur Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

unknown

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

AF768

Coverage

World War II

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

5 x 7"

Citation

GHQ Public Relations, “Photo of Sgt. David H. Wells receiving the Bronze Star from Major Gen. P. W. Clarkson,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed February 22, 2024, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/1375.