WENDT, Herman A.  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Wendt, Herman A.
Date of birth: Unknown
Date of death:  August 10th, 1943 (Province of Messina, Sicily region, Italy)
Buried on:  Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial
Nationality:  American
BIOGRAPHY: 
Private Herman A. Wendt is buried at the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno/province of Rome, Italy. Plot: F, Row: 11, Grave: 50.
     
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE CROSS (DSC)
Rank: Private
Unit: Medical Detachment, 1st Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division "Rock Of The Marne", U.S. Army
Action: For action performed on 10 August 1943 after crossing Di Zappula River near Hill Di Marco/Province of Messina, Sicily region, Italy.
Details: Headquarters, Seventh U.S. Army, General Orders No. 37 (1943).
Posthumously awarded.
Citation unavailable.
 
     
PURPLE HEART
Rank: Private
Unit: Medical Detachment, 1st Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division "Rock Of The Marne", U.S. Army
 
     
PURPLE HEART
Rank: Private
Unit: Medical Detachment, 1st Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division "Rock Of The Marne", U.S. Army
Details: This award was obtained in the form of an Oak Leave to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - White, N.W., From Fedala to Berchtesgaden A History of the Seventh United States Infantry in World War II, Keystone Print Inc., Brockton, Massachusetts, USA, 1947
- Taggart, D.G., History of the Third Infantry Division in World War II, The Battery Press, Nashville, USA, 1987
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- American Battle Monuments Commission
   
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