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80-G-708202 Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Thomas J. Hudner, USN

Photo #: 80-G-708202  Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Thomas J. Hudner, USN
Title: Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Thomas J. Hudner, USN
Description: Is congratulated by Mrs. Daisy P. Brown, widow of Ensign Jesse L. Brown, after he received the Medal of Honor from President Truman at the White House, 13 April 1951. LtJG Hudner was awarded the medal for attempting to rescue Ensign Brown, who had been shot down by enemy fire near the Chosin Reservoir, North Korea, on 4 December 1950. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-708202
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