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MENDOZA, MANUEL

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Staff Sgt. Manuel Mendoza is being recognized for his actions on Oct. 4, 1944, in Mt. Battaglia, Italy, where he is credited with single-handedly breaking up a German counterattack.

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Service

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Division

U.S. Army Staff Sergeant (highest rank Master Sergeant) Company B, 250th Infantry, 88th Infantry Division

Conflict

Year of honor

born

World War Two 1944 Miami, Arizona

Citation

Staff Sgt. Manuel Mendoza is being recognized for his actions on Oct. 4, 1944, in Mt. Battaglia, Italy, where he is credited with single-handedly breaking up a German counterattack.