John W. Finn Medal Of Honor

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John W. Finn Medal Of Honor

Post by haze » Sun May 30, 2010 1:34 am

Navy Lt. John W. Finn, who received the Medal of Honor for mounting a daring counterattack on Japanese airplanes from an improvised machine gun post during the raid on Pearl Harbor, died May 27. At 100, he was the oldest surviving recipient of the nation's highest honor for valor and was among the first to receive the award during World War II.
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Re: John W. Finn Medal Of Honor

Post by Dispacther » Mon May 31, 2010 11:27 am

May this always be a grateful nation to such men .
May God keep him and his.
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Re: John W. Finn Medal Of Honor

Post by Dagger X-Ray » Mon May 31, 2010 11:39 am

R.I.P. Brother
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