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29TH DIVISION - WWII STORIES

 

John J. POLLARINE

Second Lieutenant

29th Infantry Division

110th Field Artillery Battalion

 

Distinguished Service Cross citation:

The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) to John J. Pollarine (0-1176767), Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with the 110th Field Artillery Battalion, 29th Infantry Division, in action against enemy forces on 21 June 1944. Second Lieutenant Pollarine's intrepid actions, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty at the cost of his life, exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, the 29th Infantry Division, and the United States Army.

Headquarters, First U.S. Army, General Orders No. 80 (1944)