TITLE

Sioux Receives Medal of Honor

AUTHOR(S)
McLeroy, Carrie
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Soldiers;May2008, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the Medal of Honor awarded posthumously to U.S. Army Master Sergeant Woodrow Wilson Keeble by President George W. Bush on March 3, 2008 for his actions during the Korean War. Keeble is reportedly the first Sioux Indian to receive the medal, presented to his stepson, Russell Hawkins. It relates the solo assault attempted by the platoon leader against the Chinese soldiers to save his comrades.
ACCESSION #
31860118

 

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