Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Fact of the Day: Heroic Dan

During World War II, Daniel Inouye was seriously wounded in Italy but disregarded his own personal safety and led his platoon to successfully defeat Axis soldiers. When he returned home, he later was elected to represent Hawaii as a Democratic congressman and later a senator. In 2000, Inouye along with 21 other Asian-American World War II veterans received the Medal of Honor as it was discovered that prejudiced officials gave them lesser honors in the 1940's. 

17 comments:

  1. I hope I never have to experience war..

    -Kati

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  2. Interesting :3


    恵美より ♥
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  3. A brave and honourable man.

    Lesser honours...what the heck?

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  4. Sounds like he deserved it. :)

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  5. Very cool. Better late than never, I guess.

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  6. Daniel Inouye represents what it means to be an outstanding American.

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  7. I am glad to hear they finally got the recognition they deserved!

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  8. Thank you! We miss Dan!


    ALOHA from Honolulu
    ComfortSpiral
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  9. Definitely past due. I remember reading about this at the time. Thanks Adam.

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  10. Past due but better late than never.

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