Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword
Like this
2Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
730th Clutz

730th Clutz

Ratings: (0)|Views: 288|Likes:
Published by cunningb

More info:

Published by: cunningb on Mar 02, 2010
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

03/02/2010

pdf

text

original

 
 Hull,
rmer
serv-
e,
is
n
apital
ll.
ed a
Eastand-
and
Ber-tivesSA,manilled
the
Ir-
ving
ow
-oldon-
pa-
the
eye
y an
nic.d to
ncr,
oday
heal
eingsister
of
Mrs.
Bert
Hummer, Get-tysburg,
Jesse
Clapsaddle
and
AnnaClapsaddlc of Gettysburg R. D. urgent administrative messages whenthey
are
routed through their
chan-
nels.
Col.
John
J.
Clutz
Is
Awarded
Legion
Of
Merit
(Specialto The
Gettysburg
Times)
Teheran,
Iran—Outstanding
serv-
ice
as a
commanding
officer
of a
railway
operating battalion
helping
move
vital
war
supplies through
the
Persian Corridor
to the
U.S.S.R.
has
brought
award
of the Legion of
Merit
to
Col.Joh.n
J.
Clutz,
of
Fort
Wayne,
Ind.,
Persian
Gulf
command
headquarters has
announced.Colonel
Clutz
is a son of Dr. and
Mrs.
Frank
-H.
CluU,
West Broad-
way.
Brig.
Gen.
Donald
P.
Booth, com-
manding
the
PGC, presented the
medal
at
special ceremonies
in the
general's
office
at
Amirabad
Posthererecently.
The
awardtoColonel
Clutz,
now
general
superintendent,
of
thePGC's Third Military Rail-
way
Service,
was
based
onhis
serv-
e
as
commanding
officer
of the
730th
Railway Operating Battalion."The high degree of
technical
pro-
ficiency and
outstanding leadership
of
Colonel
Clutz," the
citation
ac-
companying
the
award
read,
"has
maintained the
efficiency
and morale
of
Uie
73Qtli
Railway
Operating
Bat-
talion
as a
high standard
and en-
abled
this
battalion
to
perform
a
vital
part
in
the
delivery
of war ma-
teriel
to the
Soviet armies.""Reflects Great Credit"
Pointing:
out
that
he was
responsi-
ble for
training
a largo
proportion
of
the
officers
now
holding responsi-
ble
positionsin theThird MRS,
the
citation declared
that
the
battalion'soperations
improved
steadily
under
Colonel
Cluti's
supervisionandcul-
minated in a
record
performance
in
July
and
August
of
1944,
when
the
Third
MRS
exceeded
its
plannedcarrying capacity
by 25
per
cent.
•'In
the
performance
of his du-
ties,"
the
citation
continued,
"he
worked
in
close
conjunction
withthe
representatives
of the U.S.S.R.
and
has
developed
a
high standard
of
mutual good
will
and
understand-ingbetween
the
United
States
Army
and
Soviet
officials.
The
service
of
Colonel
Clutz
has
been
a
material
contribution
to the
successful
ac-complishment
of
tn«
mission
of the
Third
Military Railway Service
and
(Please
Turn
to
Faje
5)
Mrs.
 
an
Jo
Ch
Jo
for
in
 
at
ch
Bajan
bri
Ru
bes
Baoth
Mi
Ftio
we
ma
T
bur
the
 
tur
mo
Ma
vill
higresi
In
 

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->