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Posted on Feb 22, 2008 in History News

Why Wasn’t WWII Hero Guy Gabaldon Given the Medal of Honor?

Armchair General

Why Wasn’t WWII Hero Guy Gabaldon Given the Medal of Honor? (Yahoo! News)

Who was the 5′ 4″ dynamo who, in military history, sits somewhere between Sergeant York and Audie Murphy? Hailed the “Pied Piper of Saipan,” Guy Gabaldon accomplished the impossible by single-handedly capturing 1500 Japanese prisoners. Never in the history of the United States military had one man captured that many of the enemy.

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