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Korean War - Unknown

Unknown Soldier of United States

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  • Conflict/Era: Korean War
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AN ACT TO authorized the President to award the Medal of Honor to the unknown American who lost his life while serving overseas in the Armed Forces of the United States during the Korean War.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America assembled, That the President is hereby authorized and directed to award, in the name of Congress, a Medal of Honor to the unknown American who lost his life while serving overseas in the Armed Forces of the United States during the Korean conflict, and who will lie buried in the Memorial Amphitheater of the National Cemetery at Arlington, Virginia, as authorized by the Act of August 3, 1956, Public Law 975, Eigthy-fourth Congress. Approved August 31, 1957, Public Law 85-251, Eighty-fifth Congress.

USED WITH PERMISSION, COPYRIGHT NICK DELCALZO
USED WITH PERMISSION, COPYRIGHT NICK DELCALZO
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  • Buried: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA
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