Soldier priest awarded Medal of Honor

Published On: Apr 15 2013 12:19:11 PM PDT   Updated On: Apr 11 2013 11:43:35 AM PDT

Capt. Emil Kapaun, a Roman Catholic chaplain, was awarded the Medal of Honor on Thursday, 60 years after his death while a North Korean prisoner.

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Emil Kapaun uses bike to navigate the Korean battlefield after his Jeep was destroyed by a landmine.


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