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SGT John P. Busija

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Date of birth:   10/13/1923
Date of death: 3/25/2004
Home State: PA
Serial Number: 33847931

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C Company
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Enlisted for duty: 25 MAR 1944
1st Platoon
3rd Squad Leader
Foreman, Construction

Award of the Bronze Star Medal
Sergeant John Busija, Corps of Engineers, Company C, 284th Engineer Combat Battalion, United States Army, is awarded the Bronze Star Medal for heroic achievement in connection with military operations against an enemy of the United States at Belingries, Germany on 26 April 1945. While awaiting elimination of enemy observation in order to construct a bridge across the Altmuhl River. Sergeant Busija, a squad leader, volunteered to assist in the evacuating of infantry casualties across the swift river. He courageously participated under heavy enemy observed mortar fire and also assisted those hit during this hazardous operation. Sergeant Busija’s heroic actions reflect great credit on him and the armed forces of the United States.

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Hitler poster signed by 1st Platoon and the Medics
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