Looking Back at "News of the Men In Service"

Over the balance of this year, the Post Messenger Recorder will be running News of Men In Service, which ran on the front page, column 6 of each week’s New Glarus Post, compiled by Kim Tschudy

 

June 11, 2020



Mrs. Kuenzi Receives Husband’s Citation

Mrs. Otto Kuenzi has received a copy of a Citation For a Bronze Star Medal, awarded her husband for heroic action in Sicily in 1943. Sgt. Kuenzi was killed in Belgium in September after taking part in the war in Africa, Sicily, Italy, France and Belgium.

The citation says, “Otto A. Kuenzi, Co. I, 16th. Infantry. For heroic achievement in connection with military operations against the enemy in the vicinity of Troina, Sicily August 4-6, 1943. Despite almost insurmountable obstacles of rocky, coverless terrain and intense enemy fire directed by...



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