Can not scan the doc. scanner has to be replaced my father was awarded Silver Star at the battle of Makin was wounded later on so Silver Star G.O. is for only that medal have not been able to get G.O. for Purple Heart file lost. "Following an assault platoon, the machine gun squad of which the soldier was a member, encountered three well-camouflaged enemy emplacements Two of these were palm log shelters and one a concrete pillbox. The soldier worked his way to within a few yards of one of the log shelters whereapon the soldier killed the enemy as they emerged from the oppoiste entrance. He then crawled to the concrete pillbox and reduced it in the same manner. By his aggrassive action and utter disregard for his own safety, he eliminated a serious threat to his squad and the assault platoon it was supporting.