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For the Irish cartoonist, see Charles E. Kelly (cartoonist). For the Vietnam War helicopter pilot, see Charles L. Kelly.
Charles E. Kelly
Nickname(s) "Commando Kelly"; "The One Man Army"."<ref>"Kelly Earns a Medal". Time. March 20, 1944. </ref>
Born
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Place of burial Highwood Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1942 - 1945
Rank Technical Sergeant
Unit 3rd Battalion, 143rd Infantry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Medal of Honor

Charles E. Kelly (September 23, 1920 – January 11, 1985) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II. Kelly was the first enlisted man to be decorated with the Medal of Honor for action on the European continent.


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