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After extensive training for jungle warfare and promotion to first lieutenant, he returned to the Pacific Theater as company commander of Company E, 305th Infantry Regiment, 77th Division, and led that unit during the amphibious assault and subsequent battles to recapture Guam. In addition to the Medal of Honor, Col. Nett's military decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal with "V" Device and two Oak Leaf Clusters, the Purple Heart Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Ranger qualification tab, Airborne Gliderman Badge, Air Assault Badge and the Grand Cross of Malta.
Col. Robert B. Nett, 1922-2008 Anonymous Army; Dec 2008; 58, 12; Docstoc pg. 26 Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further
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