Tuesday, September 20, 2005

From Buchenwald to American War Hero -- The Story of Ted Rubin

"When the White House called Corporal Tibor 'Ted' Rubin to tell him he was to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor he thought it was one of his friends playing a joke. President Bush has called the 76-year-old Korean War veteran 'one of the greatest Jewish soldiers America has ever known.' But Ted is characteristically modest. 'I was just a country boy,' he told me, 'but next week I'll be honored with the country's highest award. This is unbelievable.'"

Full Story:James S. Robbins on Ted Rubin & Congressional Medal of Honor on National Review Online:


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