Harry T. Minnick-awarded Bronze Star-TDN-p.6-20 Aug 1945
Hopewell Soldier Is Awarded Bronze Star With The 65th Infantry Division In Austria—For his outstanding leadership of a patrol \viiich succeeded in capturing 31 Germans and three 88 mm. guns, S)Sgt. Harry T. Minnick, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Minnick of Hopewell R. D. 2, has recently been awarded the Bronze Star Medal. 'The heroic achievement for which Sgt. Minnick has been cited took place on May 6, 1945, at Enns, Austria. The Bronze Star Citation in describing his performance on that date, reads, in part: "By his aggressive courage and disregard for his own danger, Sergeant Minnick captured 31 prisoners and three artillery pieces, eliminating a serious enemy threat. His courageous actions reflect great credit upon himself and the military service," ' Sergeant Minnick entered the Army on August 20, 1942. He has two brothers in the service— Pfc. Henry S. Minnick, in Germany, and Sl|c Wilbert Minnick of the Navy, stationed in Louisiana.