Transcript for Obama Awards Medals of Honor to World War I Heroes
We never forget their sacrifice. And we believe that it's never too late. To say thank you today we present America's highest military decoration. The medal Bob. Took Sargent. William ship to younger and less. No problem he popped his chest and lied about hazard. That's William Sherman joined the 47 infantry regiment fourth division and shipped out for France. On August 7 1918. He ran out into the hell. Of no man's land and drag a wounded comrade to safety. And then he did it again. And again. Three times he raced through heavy machine gunfire. Three times he carried his fellow soldiers to say. As much as a America meant your father. He means even more rumor. Fix our nation. Too long sometimes to say so. Because sergeant Chapman served as a time when the contributions and heroism of Jewish Americans in uniform. We're too often overlooked. And so does my privilege on the half the American people. To make this. One invite his daughter's LC and I don't. 86 and 83 and gorgeous. To accept this medal on their father's behalf.
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