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NC's Navy Medal of Honor Recipient


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Abstract:
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.
Source:
Recall (NoCar F 252 .R43), Vol. 2 Issue 1, Apr 1996, p1-3, por
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21195