Medals and Dogtags
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Purple Heart. Described in this article, which I have dated as coming from a paper in January, 1945, doubtlessly incorrect given that he was wounded on the 29th of that month.

Bronze Star. According to this article, the Bronze Star ceremony happened the first week of December, 1945. In anticipation of the ceremony, Grandpa modestly comments here:
"You know a General will pin it on me, shake hands with me. I'll give him a big salute, which he won't return, and all the time I'll be shaking worse than I was when I earned the darn thing. I don't know it will be worth it or not. But maybe it will be nice to show to some of my grand kids, which I doubt if I ever have."

Combat Infantryman Badge. According to this article from the Stuart paper upon his receipt of this award, this honor was new to WWII, and the Infantry equivalent of Air Force "wings".

Good Conduct. Mentioned at the very bottom of this article: "for 'loyal and efficient service' over a 12-month period of war-time duty".

Infantry Bars

US Bars

Dog Tags. He talks about getting his Dog Tags originally in this letter in March of 1942 and then about getting them back months after being wounded in this letter in June of 1945. Based on what I've learned from this site about Dog Tags (interesting how they evolved during the war), the T42 stood for his Tetanus immunization, and the -3 for his Tetanus Toxoid (?), and then the O (which looks like a C) for his blood type. The P on the very bottom right stood for his religion, which we think stood for Protestant. Judging from the format of this dog tag, these may have been the new tags issued after he was wounded, which would make perfect sense.