Unknown Source - Oct. 8

    Fifth Armored's Chief Awarded The Silver Star

  FIFTH ARMORED DIVISION HQ., Oct. 8. - For leading 
an armored column thorugh 70 miles of enemy territory 
in his unarmored quarter-top peep, Maj. Gen. Lunsford 
E. Oliver, Fifth Armored Divison commander has been 
awarded the Silver Star.
  Leading the column north from the forest of Compiegne 
almost to the Belgian border on Sept. 2, Oliver several 
times drove ahead to reconnoiter routes and bridges. One 
of the sorties resulted in the destruction of a German 
88-mm. gun which was trained on a span the column was to