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Monument PFC Charles N. DeGlopper

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  • Nom
    Monument PFC Charles N. DeGlopper
  • Date
    1944-06-09
  • Lieu
    AMFREVILLE
  • Contribution
    KilroyTrip
  • ID
    677.587

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Monument PFC Charles N. DeGlopper
Monument PFC Charles N. DeGlopper

Charles Neilans DeGlopper was a U.S. Army soldier, who posthumously received the Medal of Honor, the U.S. Army' s highest honor, for his heroic actions and sacrifice of life. Colonel Harry Lewis sent the 1st Battalion,across the Merderet to attack the Fière Bridge Despite the darkness, under fire, Company C of the 1st Battalion was cut off from the rest of the battalion. Private First Class Charles DeGlopper stood up and began firing his Browning automatic rifle at the Germans in a diversionary action to relieve the battalion. Although wounded and bleeding profusely, Private First Class DeGlopper continued to fire. Meanwhile, the rest of Company C was able to rejoin the battalion.

 
Monument PFC Charles N. DeGlopper
Sir Charles N. DeGlopper.
Memoriaux
Monument PFC Charles N. DeGlopper
Monument PFC Charles N. DeGlopper.
Memoriaux
Monument PFC Charles N. DeGlopper
Monument PFC Charles N. DeGlopper.
Memoriaux

Monument PFC Charles N. DeGlopper

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