Texas WWII vet to get posthumous purple heart

Dec 6, 2012 Full story: KHOU-TV Houston 10

A World War II veteran who was struck by a German tank in France will be posthumously awarded a Purple Heart and two bronze stars after a decades-long effort by his family in Texas.

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James Russell UNseal

El Paso, TX

#1 Dec 6, 2012
it sounds like the family made all the stuff up.
AREU4REAL

El Paso, TX

#2 Dec 6, 2012
James Russell UNseal wrote:
it sounds like the family made all the stuff up.
I see you have a real problem when it come to veterans and their earned medals. Well I just hope you never go to war and get hurt cause I will be there as a "witness" to say it was self-inflicted to get out of fighting.

Since: Jan 11

El Paso, TX

#3 Dec 7, 2012
That's Great!
Jiame Russell UNSeal

United States

#4 Dec 7, 2012
Its only cause the family is well connected to the government . We don't even know if he was legal.
AREU4REAL

El Paso, TX

#5 Dec 7, 2012
What a wonderful story! I'm so glad he finally got his due.
Boxer

United States

#6 Dec 7, 2012
Lets wait till all the facts are in please. Was he drink driving?
E46m3 e60m5

Serfaus, Austria

#7 Dec 8, 2012
I Bethge will be happyb
James Russell UNseal

El Paso, TX

#8 Mar 21, 2013
Afghan - Iraq Vet wrote:
That's Great!
thanks , just trying to point out the facts.
JWRussell USNR

El Paso, TX

#9 Mar 21, 2013
James Russell UNseal wrote:
it sounds like the family made all the stuff up.
You have a real problem thief, liar and coward. The man atleast served his nation which is probably more than you could claim on your resume.
JWRussell USNR

El Paso, TX

#10 Mar 21, 2013
Jiame Russell UNSeal wrote:
Its only cause the family is well connected to the government . We don't even know if he was legal.
May God drop an anvil on your head.

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