"CAPT. HOLGER S. MOURITSEN"
Three Winds of Death
Bennett M. Guthrie
Captain Holger S. Mouritsen,
Medical Corps, United States Army. For gallantry in action on
Corregidor, Philippine Islands, (text illegible)...on 26 February
1945...(text illegible)..(paraphrase continues)
Captain Mouritsen..of the
Medical Corps of the 462d Parachute Field Artillery Battalion, was
wounded in the explosion (at Monkey Point)..Nevertheless, he immediately
began to care for the wounded. He saved the surviving tank trooper from
death by immediately amputating the soldier's leg. Captsin Mouritsen
continued his efforts to succour the wounded until he lost consciousness
because of his own injuries. For his courageous devotion to duty..