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Paz Martelino Is Presented With Her Husband's Posthumous Legion Of Merit, September 1946

Paz Martelino Is Presented With Her Husband's Posthumous Legion Of Merit, September 1946 image
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Ann Arbor News, September 3, 1946
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RECEIVES LEGION OF MERIT AWARDED HUSBAND POSTHUMOUSLY: Mrs. Paz L. Martelino, now of Ann Arbor, widow of Col. Pastor Martelino, who died as a prisoner of the Japanese, was presented this morning with the Legion of Merit awarded posthumously for her husband's outstanding service as chief of staff and adviser to the commanding general of the Philippine Army's 31st division. Col. Karl E. Henion, commandant of the campus ROTC, is shown presenting the award. In the background are two of Mrs. Martelino's five children, Pastor jr. (right), and Lucille (center), and her niece, Lourdes Segundo (left). The ROTC staff stood in formation for the ceremony, held in front of the ROTC building.

Dr. Walter F. Colby Awarded Medal Of Freedom For War Service, January 1948

Dr. Walter F. Colby Awarded Medal Of Freedom For War Service, January 1948 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, January 10, 1948
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RECEIVES MEDAL OF FREEDOM: Dr. Walter F. Colby, professor of physics at the University, was awarded the Medal of Freedom, highest civilian award for war service, in a ceremony at the Rackham Building yesterday afternoon. The medal was presented by Col. Karl E. Henion, commandant of the University ROTC unit, on behalf of the Department of the Army. Dr. Colby served as liaison officer between the War Department and Office of Scientific Research and Defense during the war and also participated in an intelligence mission to Germany in 1944-1945.

Colby To Receive Freedom Medal

Colby To Receive Freedom Medal image
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3
Month
January
Year
1948
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