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The Distinguished Service Cross
 U.S. Civilian Recipients - WWII 

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AMOY, JOSE
Synopsis:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to Jose Amoy, Captain, U.S. Civilian, for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with attached to the U.S. Army Transport Service during World War II. Captain Amoy's outstanding accomplishments, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, the U.S. Army Transport Service and the United States Army.


CONEJERO, LINO T.
Synopsis:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to Lino T. Conejero, Captain, U.S. Civilian, for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving with attached to the U.S. Army Transport Service during World War II. Captain Conejero's outstanding accomplishments, personal bravery and zealous devotion to duty exemplify the highest traditions of the military forces of the United States and reflect great credit upon himself, the U.S. Army Transport Service and the United States Army.


HALL, VIRGINIA
Synopsis:
The President of the United States takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to Virginia Hall, Ms., U.S. Civilian, for extraordinary heroism in connection with military operations against an armed enemy while serving as a Civilian Intelligence Officer with the Office of Strategic Services, in action against enemy forces from March to September 1944, in enemy-occupied areas of France. With utter disregard for her safety and continually at the risk of capture, torture, and death, she directed the Resistance Forces with extraordinary success in acts of sabotage and guerrilla warfare against enemy troops, installations and communications. Miss Hall displayed rare courage, perseverance and ingenuity; her efforts contributed materially to the successful operations of the Resistance Forces in support of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in the liberation of France.
War Department, General Orders No. 44 (1946)
Born: at Baltimore, Maryland
Home Town: Baltimore, Maryland

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