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Smyrna :: GA :: USA | 2 years ago

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Belleville Times Beneath somber skies and a steady rainfall, the late Henry Svehla was honored at his memorial at Belleville High School for his heroic actions half a world away, 60 years to the day. Honoring him were his comrades, Peter Chacho and

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Belleville :: Canada | over 2 years ago

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Henry Svehla's loved ones finally have a place at which to pay respect to the fallen soldier- a Belleville native and Medal of Honor recipient whose body was not recovered in the Korean War. That place rests on Union Avenue in Belleville, where

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Belleville :: NJ :: USA | over 2 years ago

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Condolences to the Fruncillo Family on the passing of Antonio, or Tony as we all knew him...Tony battled his illness for a long time, but he is now at peace. He was born in Forino Avellino, Italy, and immigrated to Newark in 1963...He served in the

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Belleville :: NJ :: USA | over 2 years ago

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Henry Svehla, Belleville High School hosted a special assembly and remembrance ceremony on Wednesday. President Barack Obama posthumously awarded Svehla, a Belleville resident, the Medal of Honor on May 2. The BHS flagpole was rededicated to the hero,

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Belleville :: NJ :: USA | over 2 years ago

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Belleville Times Veteran Joseph Fornarotto hijacked a Belleville ceremony to honor late Medal of Honor recipient Pfc. Henry Svehla on Sunday, leaving the honoree's family "heart-broken" and "mortified," nephew Anthony Svehla said. "I hope I never see

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Kansas City :: MO :: USA | 3 years ago

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Belleville Township and the Board of Education officials are joining forces to commemorate the late Pvt...President Barack Obama presented the medal to Svehla's family last week at the White House, 59 years after his actions in the Korean War. The

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Belleville :: NJ :: USA | 3 years ago

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A Belleville native who threw himself on a grenade to save his platoon in Korea nearly 59 years ago "made this country safer," President Obama said Monday as he posthumously awarded Pvt. Class Henry Svehla the nation's highest military honor. "Henry

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Washington :: DC :: USA | 3 years ago

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A Belleville native who died nearly 59 years ago after throwing himself on a grenade to save members of his platoon in Korea will receive the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry today from President Obama. Private First Class Henry Svehla was 19

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Bedford :: United Kingdom | over 3 years ago

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Tell us President Barack Obama, speaking from the East Room on Monday, will undoubtedly read of the inspiring and frightening last few minutes of Army Pfc...Svehla, all of 19 years old, already wounded and leading a faltering platoon under withering

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Baghdad :: Iraq | over 3 years ago

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Nearly 60 years after they heroically served in the Korean War , President Obama will honor two soldiers at the White House next month with the highest military decoration awarded by the United States government...Kaho'ohanohano, and Private First

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