War Hero and Actor Audie Murphy

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1950 — 1950-Film star Audie Murphy, World War II’s most decorated hero, will train with Texas’ famed 36th National Guard Infantry for possible action in Korea. Murphy received a Captain’s commission of intelligence in the 36th Division unit at Austin, T.X., and will train with the Division at Fort Hood, T.X. Murphy is officially credited with killing, capturing or wounding 240 Germans during World War II. He received a battle field commission as a lieutenant and every citation the army awards plus the Congressional Medal of Honor. BPA2# 389 — Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

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About the Author: Jon Sutz is the Editor of SaveTheWest.com. Jon is a liberty-oriented multimedia graphic designer, writer and creative consultant, based in Charlottesville, VA (jonsutz.com). Most recently, Jon authored his first book, about the dog that helped to save his life after 9/11, "Saved By Shayna: Life Lessons From A Miracle Dog," and is creating an activism campaign to help prevent dogs from suffering in hot cars: HeatKills.org. .

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