Andrew John OroszSpecialist Four
A CO, 2ND BN, 503RD INF RGT, 173 ABN BDE
Army of the United States
19 August 1946 - 19 November 1967
New York, NY
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The database page for Andrew John Orosz
It's been 34 years since you passed. Although our time together in the Army was short I felt you were closer to me than my family. I think of you often and smile at the fun we had in Charlie 2/505. God bless you, until me meet again.
A Note from The Virtual WallSP4 Andrew J. Orosz died in the bitter fighting for Hill 875. Two Medals of Honor, three Distinguished Service Crosses, and numerous Silver and Bronze Stars were awarded the men who fought there between 19 and 23 November 1967 - but at least 127 Americans died there as well, with hundreds more wounded.
A summary of the battle and a listing of the men who died
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Channing Prothro, former CAP Marine
Last updated 08/10/2009