Monday, February 24, 2020

Medal of Honor Monday: Joe Gandara

"His detachment came under devastating enemy fire from a strong German force, pinning the men to the ground for a period of four hours.  Gandara advanced voluntarily and alone toward the enemy position and destroyed three hostile machine-guns before he was fatally wounded."

From Pvt. Gandara's Medal of Honor citation, awarded on March 18, 2014.

Thank you for your service and may you be at peace,

A memorial to Gandara in Amfreville, France

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