Allen G. "Bud" Spencer

Served in Company A, 745th Tank Battalion, which was attached to the 1st Division throughout the campaign in Europe. Originally, the unit was equipped with M5 Stuart light tanks, but they received M4 Sherman medium tanks in Belgium. He was awarded the Silver Star for his actions during the battle for Litchtenberg, Germany. He was also given a battlefield commission on December 7th, 1944.