Medal of Honor, W.W. IIWalking straight into the mouth of early death facing superior enemy fire power and while greatly outnumbered, this soldier displayed courage and valor, above and beyond the call of duty. His act of conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity occurred May 26, 1944 near Cisterna, Italy. As the result of his actions, President Roosevelt decorated then Captain Newman, with the Medal of Honor. Our nation's highest military award.
|Series||This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series|
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|Date Added||Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 12:24pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 359222 N 4163337|
|Decimal Degrees||37.60636667, -76.59490000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 36.382', W 76° 35.694'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 36' 22.92" N, 76° 35' 41.64" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 44 Oakes Landing Rd, Saluda VA 23149, US|
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