National Affairs: Soldier's Burial

John Rice, a Winnebago whose Indian name is Walking in Blue Sky, loved his native land and was more than willing to fight for it. He enlisted in the Army shortly after Pearl Harbor, served 40 months in the Pacific. There, as a doughboy in the 32nd Infantry Division, he was wounded in battle, contracted malaria, won the Bronze Star. After the war, he went back to the reservation at Winnebago, Neb., but soon re-enlisted as a Regular Army man. Last September, serving as a rifleman with the ist Cavalry Division above Taegu in Korea, Sergeant John Rice, 37, was killed...

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