Last US WWII Medal of Honor recipient dies

Updated July 3 2022 - 10:06pm, first published 10:03pm
Hershel Williams eliminated a series of Japanese machine gun posts during the Battle of Iwo Jima.

Hershel "Woody" Williams, the last remaining Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, will lie in state at the US Capitol, Senator Joe Manchin announced at a memorial where Williams was remembered for his courage, humility and selflessness.



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