“Get back! Get back!”


First Lieutenant Cleo C. Hogan gave this statement regarding the heroism of Staff Sergeant Clifford Sims to support awarding him the Medal of Honor. Hogan was present on February 21, 1968, when Sims died by throwing himself on top of a booby trap, saving the lives of his men in Vietnam.

National Archives, Records of the U.S. Forces in Southeast Asia


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