|Green [193rd GIR]|
Private First Class, E-6.
|Subject: Certificate of Achievement - Winters, Ivan Sun Nov 04 2018, 21:13|| |
CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT
TO ALL WHO SHALL SEE THESE PRESENTS, GREETING:
THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT
THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
AUTHORIZED BY EXECUTIVE ORDER, ON THE THIRD DAY OF NOVEMBER 2018
HAS AWARDED THE
- TO -
PRIVATE FIRST CLASS WINTERS
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Heroic achievement in action while serving with defending forces in or around Oosterbeek LZ, Holland, September 1944. After the leadership of his squad was destroyed, Private First Class Winters took command of the squad, setting up a base of fire and organizing a retreat to friendly positions to their rear to preserve the remainder of the squad while ensuring order was kept despite the loss of leadership. Upon successfully linking up with friendly Infantry, Private First Class Winters and his element were heavily engaged resulting in him being fatally wounded. His courageous act and initiative in command was in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Armed Services.
Private, First Class Nate Green.Grenadier, Squad Clerk.193rd Glider Infantry Regiment.Charlie Company, First Platoon.First Squad.