Private Abraham Krotoshinsky (ASN: 1706855), United States Army, was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary heroism in action while serving with Company K, 307th Infantry Regiment, 77th Division, A.E.F., in Argonne Forest, France, 6 October 1918. Private Krotoshinsky was on liaison duty with a battalion of the 308th Infantry which was surrounded by the enemy north of the Forest De la Buinonne in the Argonne Forest. After patrols and runners had been repeatedly shot down while attempting to carry back word of the battalion's position and condition, Private Krotoshinsky volunteered for the mission and successfully accomplished it.

The World War I hero was known as the "Savior of the Lost Battalion."


  • Title: Abraham Krotoshinsky

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