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Exhibit H - Commendation of Signal Corps Operators from Pershing - 1918

[Exhibit H]

Extract from Report Made to the Secretary of War, Washington, D.C.
As of November 20, 1918.

Under the heading of Commendation—
* * * * * * *
The officers and men and the young women of the Signal Corps have performed their duties with a large conception of the problem and with a devoted and patriotic spirit to which the perfection of our communications daily testify.

John J. Pershing,
Commander-inChief, A.E.F.

"[Exhibit H—Commendation]: Affidavit of Gertrude Hoppock: Commendation from Pershing, 20 November 1918," in Recognition for Purposes of VA Benefits, Hearing before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Unted States Senate, Ninety-Fifth Congress, First Session on S. 247, S. 1414, S. 129, and Related Bills. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 25 May 1977. p. 364.

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