Signed Naval Cap and Corsair Model by Medal of Honor Recipient, Captain,Thomas J. Hudner
As a fighter pilot in the Korean War, Thomas Hudner routinely completed his missions by air. But in a dramatic rescue attempt of a fellow pilot, Hudner executed a wheels-up landing in enemy territory and found himself battling the elements on the ground.
The snow and cold of December 1950 in North Korea found Hudner thinking not of himself or the enemy, but of one fellow Navy pilot, Ensign Jesse Brown, the Navy’s first African American aviator.
President Truman awarded him the Medal of Honor on April 13, 1951 for his courageous actions.
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