Soldier priest awarded Medal of Honor

Posted: 3:19 PM EDT Apr 15, 2013   Updated: 2:43 PM EDT Apr 11, 2013

Capt. Emil Kapaun, a Roman Catholic chaplain, was awarded the Medal of Honor on Thursday, 60 years after his death while a North Korean prisoner.

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Emil Kapaun uses bike to navigate the Korean battlefield after his Jeep was destroyed by a landmine.


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