Concentration Camp Survivor and Medal of Honor Recipient

Tibor Rubin's story shows how the great adversity can produce the great character.  Sent to a concentration camp as a child, Rubin vowed that he would become a GI Joe after being liberated by American soldiers. He later saved his Army unit in Korea by defending a mountaintop alone. When captured, he refused release so that he could use lessons he learned in concentration camps to help other American POWs survive. We honor this Great American who received our nation's highest honor:


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