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 - DECEMBER 27, 1944. Commend Frankville Man For...
DECEMBER 27, 1944. Commend Frankville Man For 'Extreme Efficiency' _Cajitain Carl C. Van Wey, son of MrsT Miner Van Wey of Frankville, owa, has been commended by Major General John K. Cannon, Commanding Commanding General of the Mediterranean Allied Allied Tactical Air Force and the Twelfth Air Force, for his "extreme efficiency" as a member of the signal battalion during the invasion of southern southern France. \ General-Cannon pointed out that the battalion, newly organized, handled a record shattering volume of communications communications during the operations, ind praising the manner in which tfie job was done, declared in a written commendation: "These facts indicate the extreme efficiency of both men and officers and reflect great credit upon the military service of the United States." The battalion under the command of Lt. Col. Bernard G. Johnson of Houston, Houston, Texas, took over full operational responsibility for communications at Mataf in Corsica and the entire Twelfth Air Force just prior to the key operations. It played a vital communications communications role ""during the invasion and subsequent developments. y in awarded of

Clipped from Postville Herald27 Dec 1944, WedPage 1

Postville Herald (Postville, Iowa)27 Dec 1944, WedPage 1
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