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29TH DIVISION - WWII STORIES

 

Russell H. WOODWARD

Private First Class

29th Infantry Division

175th Infantry Regiment

 

Distinguished Service Cross citation:

The President of the United States takes pride in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross (Posthumously) to Russell H. Woodward (35405476), Private First Class, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with the 175th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division, in action against enemy forces on 19 June 1944. Private First Class Woodward'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. 58 (1944)