Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

NH 79941 Landsman William F. Lukes, USN

Photo #: NH 79941  Landsman William F. Lukes, USN
Description: Halftone reproduction of a photograph, published in Deeds of Valor, Volume II, page 91, by the Perrien-Keydel Company, Detroit, 1907. William F. Lukes received the Medal of Honor for continuing to fight after receiving a head injury during the capture of Korean forts on 11 June 1871. Note: Lukes' birthplace was not Berlin, Germany, but Niderbergdorf, Bohemia (now in the Czech Republic). US Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
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