President Dwight D Eisenhower awards Medals of Honor to for heroism in the Korean War at a ceremony outside the White House.
Washington DC USA Date:1953, October 27 Duration:3 min 52 sec Sound:Yes
President Dwight D Eisenhower awards Medals of Honor for heroism in the Korean War at a ceremony in front of the White House. Citations are read by a Naval Officer. Sgt Alford Lee McLaughlin, United States Marine Corps, stands by the President. President Eisenhower awards him the Medal of Honor and congratulates him. Secretary of Defense, Charles E Wilson and others watch.
Private First Class, Robert Ernest Simanek, 2nd Batallion 5th Marine, United States Marine Corps (retired) stands near the President. Naval officer reads the citation. Lt George H O'Brien Jr., United States Marine Corps stands near the President. Naval officer reads the citation. The President awards him the medal and congratulates him. Lt Raymond G Murhpy, United States Marine Corps, is awarded the medal.
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