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Medal of Honor recipient takes the field at Cotton Bowl Stadium

Medal of Honor recipient Rodolfo P. Hernandez is escorted onto the field to perform the coin toss at the start of the West Point/Louisiana Tech football game at Cotton Bowl Stadium, Sept. 29, 2013. Hernandez - then an Army Cpl. with Company G, 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team - earned America's highest military decoration in Korea on May 31, 1951 during a battle on Hill 420, near Wonton-ni. After his rifle ruptured, he continued attacking the enemy with his bayonet, enabling his comrades to regroup and take back the hill. He suffering grenade, bayonet and bullet wounds in the battle. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Ken Scar, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)



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This work, Medal of Honor recipient takes the field at Cotton Bowl Stadium [Image 18 of 28], by SGT Ken Scar, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:09.29.2013

Date Posted:09.30.2013 16:56

Photo ID:1028161

VIRIN:130929-A-ZU930-011

Resolution:2848x4288

Size:2.15 MB

Location:DALLAS, TX, USGlobe

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