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Olson, Truman O. b. October 13, 1917 d. January 31, 1944 World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Army during World War II as a Sergeant in Company B, 7th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery action on January 30-31, 1944 near Cisterna di Littoria, Italy. His citation reads "For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty. Sgt. Olson, a light machine gunner, elected to sacrifice his life to save his company from annihilation. On the night of 30...[Read More] (Bio by: Don Morfe) West Koshkonong Lutheran Church Cemetery, Stoughton, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA Plot: Block IV, Lot 8