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INDIANAPOLIS WORLD WAR II ROUNDTABLE - ERNIE PYLE CHAPTER
Follow the link to a video about the last living WWII Medal of Honor recipient, "Woody" Williams, shown at age 97 in 2021, the year before he passed away at age 98.
(Photo and video compliments to CBS Sunday Morning Show.)
Woody passed away on June 29, 2022 at age 98. He was the last surviving WWII Medal of Honor Recipient. He received the Medal of Honor, the United States military's highest decoration for valor and for heroism above and beyond the call of duty during the Battle of Iwo Jima in WWII.
OUR DEBT TO THE HEROIC MEN AND VALIANT WOMEN IN THE SERVICE OF OUR COUNTRY CAN NEVER BE REPAID. THEY HAVE EARNED OUR UNDYING GRATITUDE. AMERICA WILL NEVER FORGET THEIR SACRIFICES. ~ President Harry S. Truman
Hershel "Woody" Williams, USMC Veteran
WWII Medal of Honor Recipient
October 2, 1923 - June 29, 2022