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A Distinguished Service Cross for D-Day hero Waverly Woodson, 80 years overdue

Posted on AllSides June 6th, 2024
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NORMANDY, France — It is never too late to do the right thing for an American hero. For more than three years, the unit where I serve, First Army, has worked to honor one of our former soldiers, a D-Day medic credited with saving some 200 lives on Omaha Beach 80 years ago today. He was severely wounded but worked for 30 straight hours, through blood loss and a hail of bullets, to do what our best warriors always try to do: save those to their right and left. The...

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