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   Joseph A. Farinholt
Image of Joseph A. Farinholt
Detail from a portrait of Joe Farinholt in Army uniform
War: World War, 1939-1945
Branch: Army
Unit: Headquarters, 3rd Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division
Service Location: United States; England; France; Belgium; Holland; Germany; European Theater
Rank: Technical Sergeant
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  Photos
»Photo Album  (46 photos)
 Memoirs
»Memoir of Joseph Farinholt, with a Forward by Major Drew Sullins
 Official Documents
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 Personal Correspondence
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 Other Materials
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 Official Documents (14 items)
Enlisted Record and Report of Separation General Orders number 67, awarding Farinholt the Silver Star [7/30/1944] Award of the Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster to the Silver Star [7/18/1944]
Award of the Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster to the Silver Star [10/13/1944] Award of the Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster to the Silver Star [11/26/1944] Award of the Bronze Star Medal [1/17/1989]
Award of the Purple Heart [1/17/1989] Award of the Croix de Guerre 1940 Avec Palme [12/1/1946] Memo advising that Farinholt has been awarded the Croix de Guerre by the Belgian government [10/10/1946]
Letter to Farinholt accompanying the Croix de Guerre awarded by the Belgian Government [4/8/1947] Authorization for the Issuance of Awards [1/17/1989] List of soldiers in the 175th Infantry Regiment who were awarded the Silver Star
Page from a Killed in Action roster for the 175th Infantry Regiment [11/16/1944 to 12/29/1944] Pages from a Wounded in Action roster for the 175th Infantry Regiment [11/25/1944 to 12/31/1944] 
  
 Personal Correspondence (12 items)
Photocopy of a letter to Mrs. Mildred Farinholt from Lt. James Brown [1/29/1945] Photocopy of a letter from Lt. James Brown to Joe Farinholt [5/11/1945] Photocopy of a letter to Farinholt from a buddy [11/30/1944]
Photocopy of a letter to Farinholt from a buddy [1/11/1945] Photocopy of a letter to Farinholt from Benny [1/11/1945] Photocopy of a letter to Farinholt from a buddy [3/28/1945]
Photocopy of a letter to Farinholt from a buddy [5/2/1945] Photocopy of a letter from Bill Stamos[?] [3/29/1945] Photocopy of a letter from Maurice Miller to Farinholt [1/10/1945]
Photocopy of a letter from Alice Victor to Farinholt [2/10/1945] Photocopy of a letter from the 175th Infantry's Regiment's Commander, Col. William C. Purnell [4/24/1951] Photocopy of a letter from Orville Smith, medic who treated Farinholt's wounds on the battlefield [4/3/1999]
  
 Other Materials (8 items)
Report recommending Joseph Farinholt for consideration of a Medal of Honor award Newsclipping: "Baltimorean Wins Tank Raid Medal" Newsclipping: "Silver Star Wearer Gains Double Cluster"
Newsclipping: "2 Baltimoreans Given Awards for Bravery" Newspaper wedding announcement for Joseph and Agnes Farinholt Newsclipping: "One more detail on Veterans Day"
Newsclipping: "Another Fallen Hero--No Thanks Required" Program: "Presentation to the Library of Congress in Honor of Technical Sergeant Joseph A. Farinholt by Congressman Roscoe G. Bartlett" [11/12/2002] 
  
 

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