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28 Army Servicemen Receive the Medal of Honor in 1945
Posted In: Video Library | March 30, 2020
At the White House on August 23, 1945, twenty-eight U.S. Army World War II servicemen were presented with the Medal of Honor, the U.S. military's highest award for valor in combat. In these clips, arranged by MovieTone News for viewers in movie theaters, President Harry S. Truman presents some of the Medals and shakes hands with the men while their families and dignitaries watch. No sound.