Wednesday, May 07 2014 @ 12:50 am PDT
Contributed by: WatchCat
On April 30, 143 airmen, after a 70 year wait, were finally awarded the POW Medal they had earned. The 143 airmen were held captive in the Wauwilermoos prison camp in Switzerland. Of the 143, only eight were able to attend the ceremony:
Lt. Col. James Misuraca
Maj. James Moran
First Lt. Paul Gambaiana
First Lt. James Mahon
Tech. Sgt. Alva Moss
Staff Sgt. John Fox
Sgt. William Blackburn
Sgt. George Thursby
You can ream more here
These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives just so others may get to enjoy freedom. For that I am proud to call them Hero.
Those Who Say That We're In A Time When There Are No Heroes, They Just Don't Know Where To Look
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