National Affairs: Seven Young Men

Rain dripped steadily from the north portico of the White House, the Army band sounded ruffles and flourishes as. promptly at noon. President Eisenhower strode on to the porch. Around the necks of seven stiffly uneasy Korean war veterans, the President clasped star-spangled blue ribbons from which hung the nation's highest military award: the Medal of Honor. The language of the citations told of deeds of steel and fire and unyielding spirit.

ARMY SERGEANT HIROSHI H. MIYAMURA, 27, a Nisei, of Gallup, N. Mex.: ". . . Wielding his bayonet in close hand-to-hand combat, killing approximately ten of the enemy . ....

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