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SILVER STAR, awarded for actions during World War II to First Lieutenant Clarence O. Pratt under General Orders No. 32 (August 29, 1944).
CITATION: The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Silver Star to First Lieutenant (Infantry) Clarence O. Pratt (ASN: 0-342954), United States Army, for gallantry in action while serving with the (redacted) Infantry Regiment, 83rd Infantry Division, in action against the enemy from 7 August 1944 to 12 August 1944, in (redacted), France. Lieutenant Pratt displayed outstanding devotion to duty and conspicuous bravery in leading his company in the attack against the city of (redacted). The entire action was carried out under extremely heavy enemy small arms and artillery fire. Although severely wounded, he carefully directed the advance of his men and materially assisted the advance of the entire batallion. His heroic devotion to duty reflects great credit upon himself and the finest traditions of the military service.Published in