Freddy G. Humpick

Technical Sergeant, U.S. Army  

10th Armored Infantry Battalion, 4th Armored Division 

Awards: Silver Star, Purple Heart


T/Sgt Freddie G. Humpick was posthumously awarded the Silver Star today for the heroic actions he performed on 27 March 1945 at Gemünden, Germany, and the valiant way in which he sacrificed his life so that the task force he was on could proceed with its mission, and for the purpose of saving the lives of many men. T/Sgt Humpick took upon himself the task of clearing the bridge of mines which temporarily halted the task force. While he was working on the bridge it was blown up and he was fatally wounded.  

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