Artifacts

OSS Officer William H. Pietsch, Jr., Mentioned in Dispatch from King George VI

Artifact Details

Britain’s appreciation for William H. Pietsch’s distinguished service is documented on May 25, 1945.

This certificate, signed by British Secretary of State for War P. J. Grigg, acknowledges that King George VI praised then-Captain William H. Pietsch for his distinguished service, which included leading an OSS Jedburgh team of paratroopers into France.

Artifact Specs

19.6 cm x 19.6 cm x 1.5 cm
(L x W x H)

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