The Story Of How A Mexican Immigrant Threatened With Deportation Became WWI’s Most Decorated Texan

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Image: Marine 69-71 / Shischkabob

It’s September 1918 and American troops are taking part in a major assault on German positions during World War One. As the Battle of Saint-Mihiel rages in France, one U.S. soldier and his buddies are pinned down by concentrated machine gun volleys. The soldier subsequently launches a solo attack and single-handedly knocks out the German machine gun nest.

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