William Shemin was 19-years-old when his heroics during World War I earned him the Distinguished Service Cross, the nation's second highest combat award.
William Shemin was 19-years-old when his heroics during World War I earned him the Distinguished Service Cross, the nation's second highest combat award. MCT
William Shemin was 19-years-old when his heroics during World War I earned him the Distinguished Service Cross, the nation's second highest combat award. MCT

WWI vet to be considered for honor that anti-Semitism may have thwarted

December 19, 2011 3:39 PM