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Verification of Wound
   Mrs. Bertha Gitlin, mother of 1st Lt. Herman Gitlin, was able to verify her son's wounding though the National Jewish Welfare Board.

   Herman is listed on the Company B Morning Report of 18 June 1944 as "seriously wounded in actions as of 7 June 44".

On 27 Sept 44 he was transferred to unknown hospital, probably in the U.S. for what may have been a lengthy treatment process.

Burial Record
from the Pennsylvania Department of Veterans Affairs recorded Herman's interment in the North Cemetery, Butler, Pennsylvania.

Attesting to the fact that he may have undergone months of rehabilitation upon return to the ZI is the fact that he was not discharged until 18 June 1946, long enough to attain a final rank of Captain.  He had been a 1st Lt. when wounded.

Note that the place of death was in the Walter Reed Medical Center.

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