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Citation for Navy Cross

1920-11-11

National Museum of American Jewish Military History

National Museum of American Jewish Military History

WWI letter presenting Navy Cross to Jean Mathias with citation from Secretary of Navy Josephus Daniels. "For extraordinary heroism in action in the Bois-de-Belleau, France, June 11, 1918. After all the other members of his group had been killed or wounded by fire from an enemy machine gun, Private Mathias charged the gun position alone, killing three of the crew and capturing the gun."

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  • Title: Citation for Navy Cross
  • Date Created: 1920-11-11

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