Robert F. Lange

Captain, U.S. Army  

10th Armored Infantry Battalion, 4th Armored Division 

Awards: Silver Star, Purple Heart


1st Lt Robert F. Lange was awarded the Silver Star for fearlessly exposing himself to rally his company when its attack near Grandrue, Belgium on 26 December 1944 was showed down by heavy sniper fire. On the following day Lt Lange personally put out of action a hostile machine gun nest which was impeding his company’s advance through the woods of Assenois, Belgium.  

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