Henry Johnson

Two World War I Soldiers to receive Medal of Honor

President Barack Obama announced on 13 May 2015 that he will award Medals of Honor to two World War I Soldiers, who were previously overlooked for the nation’s highest military award for valor. Then-Pvt. William Henry Johnson, of the 369th Infantry Regiment (known as the Harlem Hellfighters), and Sgt. William Shemin, of the 4th Infantry Division, …

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