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President Harry S. Truman Presents Medal of Honor to Raymond G. Davis

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President Harry S. Truman (left, standing behind podium with U.S. Seal) presents the Congressional Medal of Honor to Marine Lieutenant Colonel Raymond G. Davis, Arlington, Virginia. The ceremony was held at the White House. Colonel Davis was one of three U.S. Marines who received the award at the ceremony for their heroism in helping their division break out to sea in the Chosin Reservoir fighting in Korea in 1950. Also in view are Mrs. Davis holding daughter Willa, age two, and Gilbert, age nine, partially hidden, and six year old Miles Davis on the right. The original print is retouched.
November 24, 1952