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Medal of Honor / Crandall #859499

NBC Evening News for Monday, Feb 26, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The White House ceremony to award the Medal of Honor to retired helicopter pilot Lt. Col. Bruce Crandall† for heroism in the Vietnam War noted.

(Washington: Bob Faw) Crandall’s story presented; footage shown from the battle in November, 1965, when Crandall brought in ammunition and flew out the wounded again and again; excerpts shown from the film “We Were Soldiers”; scenes shown of President Bush with Crandall. [CRANDALL – says they knew we would come no matter what; says he hates the word “heroism.”] [“We Were Soldiers Once...and Young” author Joe GALLOWAY†- states if Crandall hadn’t come, every man would have died.]

Williams, Brian;
Faw, Bob

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