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The 27th’s Three: Baker, O’Brien, and Salomon (June 19-July 7, 1944)

enter The United States Army‘s 27th Infantry Division was known as “O’Ryan’s Roughnecks” for its World War I commander, Major General John F. O’Ryan. For service in World War II, the New York National Guard’s 105th Infantry Regiment was federalized on October 15, 1940 into the active Army.

buy synthroid mexico The division’s soldiers earned three Medals of Honor during the war. All three were awarded to men of the 105th Infantry during the Battle of Saipan in the Pacific.

follow link The three recipients were Thomas A. Baker, William J. O’Brien, and Ben L. Salomon.

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Staff Sergeant Rudolph B. Davila, USA (May 28, 1944)

Rudolph B. Davila was born in El Paso, Texas on April 27, 1916. His enlistment record indicates he was a high school graduate and working as a carpenter in Los Angeles, California when he was drafted for service in the United States Army on March 6, 1941.

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