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Mandusich, Jake Allex b. July 13, 1887 d. August 28, 1959 World War I Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during World War I under the name of "Jake Allex" in the United States Army as a Corporal in Company H, 131st Infantry, 33rd Infantry Division. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Chipilly Ridge, France, on August 9, 1918. His citation reads "At a critical point in the action, when all the officers with his platoon had become casualties, Cpl. Allex took command of the platoon and led it forward until the advance was stopped by...[Read More] (Bio by: Russ Dodge) Serbian Orthodox Monastery of Saint Sava, Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois, USA
Mihailovic, Draza [memorial] b. April 27, 1893 d. July 17, 1946 Commander-in-Chief of the Yugoslavian Army Forces, and later, Minister of War. He organized and lead resistance forces against the enemy which occupied Yugoslavia from Dec 1941 to Dec 1944. Through the undaunted efforts of his troops, over 500 US Airman were rescued from the Enemy Occupation Forces in Yugoslavia during World War II, and returned safely to friendly control. He was awarded the "Legion of Merit" award by President Harry Truman. The location of his remains are unknown. It was...[Read More] (Bio by: David M. Habben) Serbian Orthodox Monastery of Saint Sava, Libertyville, Lake County, Illinois, USA