TITLE

A Boy Named Rodger Young

AUTHOR(S)
Kahn Jr., E. J.
PUB. DATE
September 1945
SOURCE
Saturday Evening Post;9/29/1945, Vol. 218 Issue 13, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Rodger Young, a U.S. soldier who was awarded a Congressional Medal of Honor. He was a short man with poor sight and hearing difficulty. He was fond of playing practical jokes on his friends. He was named Fuzz because of a remark he made while observing the death of a cottontail on a hunting tour with his father.
ACCESSION #
21165734

 

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