Pfc. Henry Svehla
Photo Credit: Svehla family
Pfc. Henry Svehla will be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor during a ceremony, May 2, 2011, at the White House. Svehla, from Newark, New Jersey, was 20 when he fought with Company F, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division and distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism on June 12, 1952, as a rifleman while on patrol near Pyongony, Korea. He was killed in action.
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