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WILKE, JULIUS

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On board the U.S.S. Marblehead during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1989. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Wilke displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.

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Service

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U.S. Navy Boatswain's Mate First Class U.S.S. Marblehead

Conflict

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born

Spanish American 1898 Germany

Citation

On board the U.S.S. Marblehead during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1989. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Wilke displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this action.