ROHAY, Vincent S.  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Rohay, Vincent S.
Date of birth:  Unknown
Nationality:  American
     
     
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS (DSC)
Rank: Staff Sergeant (Sergeant-Major)
Unit: Company L, 413th Infantry Regiment, 104th Infantry "Timberwolf" Division, U.S. Army
Action: For extraordinary heroism in action on 23 Februrary 1945, near Duren, Germany. During a difficult attack operation across a flooded river, Sergeant Rohay single-handedly knocked out three enemy machine gun nests, which included a pill-box and three groups of entrenched enemy riflemen. Skillfully using his automatic rifle and hand grenades, he engaged in several hand-to-hand struggles, killing at least fifteen and taking fourteen prisoners. His fearless leadership, courage and heroic accomplishments reflect great credit upon himself and the armed forces.
Entered military from St. Louis, Missouri.
Details: Date of conferment unknown.
 
 
 
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