Bronze Star Citation, Brendan E McIntyre

PFC, Co A, 82nd Armd Rec Bn, 2nd Armd Div, USA

Head Quarters 2D ARMONED DIVISOIN

OFFICE of the Division Commander

APO 252

SUBJECT: Award of Bronze Star Medal

TO : Private First Class Brendan E. McIntyre, 16065174,  Calvary, United States Army.

     Under the provisions of Army regulation 600-45, as amended, you are awarded a Bronze Star Medal for heroic achievement, by Section VI, General Order #2, this Headquarters dated 5 January 1945 as set forth in the following:

CITATION

       Private First Class Brendan E. McIntyre, 16065174, 82d Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, United States Army. For heroic achievement in action against the enemy on 10 October 1944 in Germany. At approximately 1100A two platoons of Company "A", 82d Armored Reconnaissance Battalion were outputted southeast of Oidweilder, Germany, when a heavy artillery barrage wounded four men of an adjacent tank unit. With absolute disregard for his own personal safety, Private First Class McIntyre and three men left the safety of their fox holes and went to the aid of these men.

     Although the three other men were wounded by a following barrage, Private First Class McIntyre continued to give aid to all seven until they were evacuated to the rear. At approximately 1300A the same day, his Platoon Sergeant was wounded by artillery fire. Although he had been relieved from outpost, Private First Class McIntyre again went forward and evacuated the Platoon sergeant to the rear. During, the entire time, Private First class Mclntyre displayed extreme courage and initiative beyond the call of duty. Entered Military Service from Michigan.

E.N. HARMON

Major General, U. S. Army

Commanding

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