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January 6, 1945


JAMA. 1945;127(1):31. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860010033014

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MEDICAL DETACHMENT GIVEN AWARDS  Six officers of the medical detachment of an armored infantry regiment have received awards from the War Department for meritorious and gallant service on the field of battle during the campaigns of the Second Armored Division in Germany. The awards consisted of three Silver Stars and three Bronze Star Medals. Four officers, wounded in performance of their duties, have received the Purple Heart.The medical detachment is commanded by Major Everett F. Haukenberry, Manhattan, Kan., who received a Silver Star for gallantry in action in the invasion of Italy. He was awarded a Purple Heart in France. Dr. Haukenberry graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, in 1934 and entered the service Nov. 1, 1940.Other winners of the Silver Star are Capt. Morris Schapiro, Bayonne, N. J. He was also awarded the Purple Heart in France. Dr. Schapiro graduated

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