President Eisenhower gives a speech after he awards Medals of Honor to for heroism in the Korean War at the White House.
Washington DC USA Date:1953, October 27 Duration:2 min 49 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. After presentation the President speaks of the gratitude of the nation, and says he hopes there will be no need for any more battle citations. Relatives of awardees and spectators. The awardees on stage: Sgt Hiroshi Miyamura, USA; Lt James L Stone, USA; Sgt David B Bleak, USA; Sgt Alford Lee McLaughlin, USMC; Private Robert Ernest Simanek, USMC (retired); Lt George H O'Brien Jr, USMC; Lt Raymond G Murhpy, USMC. Secretary of Defense, Charles E Wilson and others watch. The President poses with the awardees for the press.
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