General George S Patton Junior decorates U.S. soldiers in Gafsa, Tunisia, North Africa.
Tunisia North Africa Date:1943, April 3 Duration:2 min 10 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. soldiers march towards Allied positions in North Africa during World War II. U.S. soldiers march in a single file. A Turkish Military General reviews American Military Police honor guard. Turkish General and aides. The Turkish General salutes. General George S Patton Junior decorates U.S. soldiers. The General pins a Purple Heart on Colonel TTJ Williams, Assistant Chief of Staff. He pins Silver Stars on Major John H. Gruver (middle) and Major (Chaplain) Leon Gorsline, II Corps for "entering areas abandoned by US troops and destroying equipment under heavy fire from the enemy" in the Battle of Sidi Bou Zid, Tunisia (Unternehmen Frühlingswind/Operation Spring Breeze). A soldier records in a notebook.
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