National Geographic : 1945 Mar
He Destroyed Two Nazi Machine Gun Nests Singlehanded So Staff Sgt. Albert S. Hudgeons brings back a Silver Star for gallantry in action in the face of the enemy. Here aboard the Army hospital ship Saint Olaf he looks forward to returning to his San Antonio, Texas, home as soon as possible. Awaiting him is a seven-months-old daughter he has never seen. U.S.Army Signal Corps, Official This Soldier Built Ship Models toPass the Time atSea Wounded in one leg when aGerman 88-mm. shell came through theside of his tank at Anzio, Staff Sgt. James J.Teichman, ofNovelty, Ohio, isapatient aboard the Army hospital shipThistle. Fellow patients, Army nurses, and doctors autographed the sails ofthe four-masted schooner inhisright hand.