http://www.kansas.com/2013/03/11/2711367/white-house-kapaun-to-get-medal.html

Trying this again. The link did not get up on the first try.

Father Kapaun is going to receive the MOH posthumously from the President. Kansas will be happy. This has been a long time coming.

The most iconic photo of Father Kapaun. It was taken Oct. 7, 1950, lessthan a month before he was taken prisoner. In the photo, Kapauncelebrates Mass using the hood of his jeep as an altar. Kneeling isKapaun

The most iconic photo of Father Kapaun. It was taken Oct. 7, 1950, less than a month before he was taken prisoner. In the photo, Kapaun celebrates Mass using the hood of his jeep as an altar. Kneeling is Kapaun’s assistant, Patrick J. Schuler, who was with him the night he was captured. Courtesy of Raymond Skeehan Col. R. A. Skeehan

 

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2 Comments

by | March 12, 2013 · 2:12 am

2 responses to “Father Kapaun to receive Medal Of Honor Posthumously

  1. Bill Brandt

    What he did seems like what these chaplains did http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Four_Chaplains

    Certainly deserved the medal although sadly, as most, posthumously

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