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CMOHS.org - Seaman VADAS, ALBERT, U.S. Navy

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VADAS, ALBERT

Rank: Seaman
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 26 March 1876, Austria-Hungary
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 521
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Accredited To: New York
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VADAS, ALBERT Photo
 
Citation

On board the U.S.S. Marblehead during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Vadas displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this period.