WW II medal for heroic chaplain upgraded - UPDATE

04 Dec 2017 15:23 | Anonymous

Chaplain Aloysius Schmitt lost his life during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor while saving shipmates, after the USS Oklahoma was bombed and capsized.  He will be posthumously awarded the Silver Star. 

Here's the current STORY.

And here's the original CITATION. 

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