Edwin Claude Hicks, Paulding Co Ga highest decorated WWII Soldier
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Turning an enemy rifle against charging Nazis after his own weapon jammed, private Edward Claude Hicks , Rt 2, Rockmart GA, parachute infantryman fought off a score 0f Germans as part of the action that won him the Distinguished Service Cross, the Army's second highest award for extraordinary valor."
The above is a portion of an article which appeared in the June 11, 1944 edition of the Atlanta Constitution. The Rockmart Chutist they were writing about was Edwin Claude Hicks.
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