Army & Navy - HEROES: With His Boots On

President Roosevelt last week awarded World War II's 43rd Congressional Medal of Honor. The citation: "for conspicuous leadership" and "personal valor and intrepidity at an extreme hazard to life." The recipient: Brigadier General Kenneth N. Walker, Air Forces. But General Walker was not at the White House to receive the medal. He had been missing in action in the Southwest Pacific since January.

When he arrived at Port Moresby on his 44th birthday last July, Ken Walker was a sight. In contrast to the bronzed, grimy pilots of his new command, breezy little General Walker was pale from his months in...

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