Monday, June 08, 2015

Better Late Than Never

It often takes quite some time for a bureaucracy to do the right by those who served it above and beyond the call.

In this case it took 97 years.

The Detroit News: Black, Jewish WWI heroes finally getting Medal of Honor

Sgt. Shemin was featured on this blog last December when there was news that he might finally get his Medal of Honor.  Now, six months later it is finally awarded.

Private Johnson similarly has finally received official recognition for his heroism that was overdue for these many years.

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