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NC's Navy Medal of Honor Recipient

Rufus Geddie Herring of Roseboro in Sampson County is North Carolina's only Navy Medal of Honor recipient in World War II. He received the medal for action during the pre-invasion of Iwo Jima. Ripley's article describes the action and also includes Herring's Medal of Honor Citation, which was signed by President Truman.
Recall (NoCar F 252 .R43), Vol. 2 Issue 1, Apr 1996, p1-3, por
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