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Better Late Than Never: The Medal of Honor Awarded 97 Years Later

Better Late Than Never: The Medal of Honor Awarded 97 Years Later

Two soldiers whose brave deeds during World War I were recorded but not properly rewarded  have received appropriate recognition for their heroic courage posthumously almost a century later. They were awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military award for courage under fire. One soldier was an African-American: Sgt. Henry Johnson; the other […]

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