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PFC Carl B Wasness

PFC Carl B Wasness

Birth
Death 19 Jan 1945
Hatten, Departement du Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France
Burial Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France
Memorial ID 56376217 · View Source
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He was killed in the Battle of Hatten-Rittershoffen in Alsace,France. The was the second phase of what is known as the Battle of the Bulge. The first attacks launched in Belgium on 16 Dec 44 had the objective of the port of Antwerp. The second phase known as Operation North Wind by the Germans had the objective of recapturing Strasbourg. His unit was awarded the Distinguished Unit Citation for heroic participation in the battle fighting against the German 21st Panzer Division.

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56376217
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Carl B Wasness (unknown–19 Jan 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56376217, citing Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial, Epinal, Departement des Vosges, Lorraine, France ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .