Sunday, March 04, 2007

Blood Is Thicker Than Water: Medal of Honor

President Franklin D. Roosevelt presents Gen Vandegrift the Medal of Honor for his heroic accomplishments against the Japanese in the Solomons. Looking on are Mrs. Vandegrift, and the general's son, Maj Alexander A. Vandegrift, Jr.

National Archives Photo 208-PU-209V-4

It kind of looks like he's getting choked here, huh?

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