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Lieutenant General Patton of the US 3rd Army awarding the Silver Star medal to Private Ernest Jenkins for gallantry during actions at Chateaudun, France, 13 Oct 1944

Caption   Lieutenant General Patton of the US 3rd Army awarding the Silver Star medal to Private Ernest Jenkins for gallantry during actions at Chateaudun, France, 13 Oct 1944 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   208-FS-3489-2
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 19 Sep 2007

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