Nearly 70 years after Nebraskan ran into hail of German bullets, he's awarded Medal of Honor
President Barack Obama applauds, from left, Staff Sgt. Melvin Morris, Sgt. 1st Class Jose Rodela, and Spc. Santiago J. Erevia after he awarded them the Medal of Honor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Tuesday.
Posted: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12:00 am
WASHINGTON — It's been nearly 70 years since 1st Lt. Donald Schwab, a native of Hooper, Neb., charged alone into a hail of bullets from the German machine guns that kept tearing apart his men.
Terry Schwab was at the White House on Tuesday to accept the Medal of Honor on behalf of his father, who died in 2005 at the age of 86.
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Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12:00 am.