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   Patricino Gabaldon
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War: World War, 1939-1945
Branch: Army
Unit: 70th Tank Battalion
Service Location: Fort Bliss, Texas; Morocco; France; Germany; Sicily; England
Rank: Sergeant
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Enlisting in the Army in February, 1942, Patricino Gabaldon was schooled in tank warfare at three U.S. training camps before being shipped overseas to support the invasion of North Africa. A recipient of a Purple Heart and three Bronze Stars, Sergeant Gabaldon is credited with successfully defending against the first German tank to attack his battalion in Sicily.

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