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Once There Were Giants

Anthony305 Wrote: Dec 25, 2012 12:51 PM
Inouye may have been a brave man and a good soldier, but he was a 50+ year disaster as a politician; he did a great deal more damage to the country in Congress than good in the Army.

"Second Lieutenant Daniel K. Inouye distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism in action on 21 April 1945, in the vicinity of San Terenzo, Italy. While attacking a defended ridge guarding an important road junction, Second Lieutenant Inouye skillfully directed his platoon through a hail of automatic weapon and small arms fire, in a swift enveloping movement that resulted in the capture of an artillery and mortar post and brought his men to within 40 yards of the hostile force. Emplaced in bunkers and rock formations, the enemy halted the advance with crossfire from three machine guns.

"With complete disregard for his...

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