Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Jack Knight - Medal of Honor

   The only Medal of Honor earned by a member of U.S. Army ground forces in the China-Burma-India Theater was posthumously awarded to 1st Lt. Jack L. Knight of the 124th Calvalry, Mars Task Force, for gallantry in action in Burma. He was killed in action leading his troop in an assault on a strategic hill near Loi-kang, on the Burma Road.