Religion: Helper of the Helpless

Chaplain Albert J. Hoffmann, 35, last week became the most decorated U.S. chaplain of World War II. The Roman Catholic priest, who formerly had a parish in Dubuque, Iowa, received the Distinguished Service Cross. He had already been given the Purple Heart and the Silver Star. Chaplain Hoffmann received his three medals for his heroic rescue of wounded men (one of them a German) under withering shellfire.

Major General Norman T. Kirk, U.S. Army Surgeon General, went to Battle Creek, Mich, to pin the U.S.'s second highest honor on...

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