At a corps review at West Point, Major General William Donovan, former head of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), awarded the Bronze Medal for meritorious achievement, "in connection with military operations in Czechoslovakia from October 30, 1944, to May 8, 1945," to Maria Gulovitch ’47, a Czech scholarship student.  The award to the Miss Gulovitch was the first such to a woman in the history of the Military Academy.