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    Never forget: American POW tells story, unyielding in the face of death

    Never forget: American POW tells story, unyielding in the face of death

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, SC, UNITED STATES

    09.17.2012

    Photo by Airman 1st Class Tom Brading 

    Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs Office

    Rut Murray, 87-year-old World War II veteran and ex-prisoner of war, explains the meaning behind the various patches and buttons on his Ex-American Prisoner of War – Lowcountry Chapter jacket at his home in Saint George, S.C. Murray was awarded the Bronze Star, Purple Heart and Prisoner of War Medals among many others during his military career. Murray spent 97 days as an American POW during World War II. He weighed only 97 pounds when he was liberated toward the end of the war.

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    Date Taken: 09.17.2012
    Date Posted: 09.20.2012 09:43
    Photo ID: 668792
    VIRIN: 120917-F-NK398-115
    Resolution: 2400x1920
    Size: 1.87 MB
    Location: JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, SC, US 

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