TITLE

Seventy-three years after his bayonet assault on Hill 188, Freddie Stowers got his Medal of Honor

AUTHOR(S)
Beattie, Taylor V.
PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Military History;Aug2004, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reveals that after seventy-three years after the bayonet assault to Freddie Stowers, a corporal in the 371st Infantry of the 93rd Division of the U.S. Army, President George H. W. Bush presented Stowers' posthumous Medal of Honor to his surviving sisters, Georgina Palmer and Mary Bowens on April 24, 1991. Background of Stowers; Line of march Stowers and the 371st took as they attacked the German positions on September 28, 1918, according to unit histories and operational maps; Defining moment of the turbulent 20th century.
ACCESSION #
13287879

 

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