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On Tuesday America Lost Another Hero

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He was the son of an illegal immigrant from Ukraine who mined coal in West Virginia. The date of birth listed is just something he made up, he was only 16 when he enlisted. He fought in 3 Bronze Star campaigns as a tank commander in the 1st Armored Division. He was 93 years old and a hero. Rest in peace, Grandpa.


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