Rangers receive Distinguished Service Crosses for actions at Pointe-du-Hoc

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Rangers receive Distinguished Service Crosses for actions at Pointe-du-Hoc - I'oint Pleasant Man h Awarded I). S. C. S t T R...
I'oint Pleasant Man h Awarded I). S. C. S t T R i: M E II K A no r A R I K RS A 1. 1, 1 K I) KXn.niTIONARY FOKCi: ( Vi Sgt. Leonard Lorn-ell, Lorn-ell, Lorn-ell, Point Pleasant, N. J., was among 20 officers and enlisted men who received Distinguished Service Crosses at a ceremony at field headquarters yesterday. They were members of a Ranger battalion In the first assault assault wave to lilt the French beach near Vierille. The medals were In recognition recognition of "extraordinary heroism" displaced when under heavy fire they assaulted the cliffs and beaches and put down three enemy enemy counterattacks.

Clipped from Asbury Park Press24 Jun 1944, SatPage 1

Asbury Park Press (Asbury Park, New Jersey)24 Jun 1944, SatPage 1
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