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WWII veteran honored for heroism after 66 years
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on Jan 17, 2012
It was Carl Clark's jacket that the U.S. secretary of the Navy pinned the commendation medal on, but Clark told the hundreds of well-wishers at Tuesday afternoon's ceremony recognizing his World War II heroism that he was accepting the honor on behalf of all the military men who fought bravely for their country but, because they were black like him, "got very little recognition for what they did."
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posted Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 5:04 PM