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MGen Leonard Gerow presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to 1st Lt William J Kehaly of San Francisco, California on 11 Sep 1944 for Lt Kehaly’s actions on D-Day, 6 Jun 1944.

Caption     MGen Leonard Gerow presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to 1st Lt William J Kehaly of San Francisco, California on 11 Sep 1944 for Lt Kehaly’s actions on D-Day, 6 Jun 1944. ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Army Signal Corps
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Photos on Same Day 11 Sep 1944
Added By David Stubblebine

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
14 Nov 2015 11:29:07 PM

Lt Kehaly was with the 146th Combat Engineer Battalion who successfully demolished anti-boat obstacles on Omaha Beach. Note Gen Gerow’s Colt 1911 pistol in unconventional, non-military holster.

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