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March 11, 2013

White House: Father Kapaun to get Medal of Honor on April 11

Father Emil Kapaun will be awarded the Medal of Honor on April 11, the White House announced Monday. The news release said “Chaplain Kapaun will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously for his extraordinary heroism while serving with the 3d Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division during combat operations against an armed enemy at Unsan, Korea and as a prisoner of war”

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