April 10, 2009 | Associated Press | ST. LOUIS - "Russell Dunham, an Illinois man who was awarded the Medal of Honor after killing nine German soldiers and taking two others captive while wounded during World War II, has died. He was 89."
An honored man has passed. Like the other men who have been awarded the Medal of Honor, he never considered himself a hero. But you can make up your own mind. Read why he was awarded the medal and see what I mean.