Shared Photo: Walter Eugen Blevins Receiving Silver Star

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I wanted to share this family photo of Walter Blevins with the community. Location: unknown. Date: unknown.
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WikiTree profile: Walter Blevins
in Photos by Phillip Black G2G Crew (310 points)

Great Share .. Thank You Phillip Black .. Interesting that they are wearing their helmets ! 

I never thought about it but now that you mention it I think the helmet is what makes the picture so powerful. He was awarded both the Silver and the Bronze both for saving lives under fire and under extreme conditions.

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What a wonderful photo!  The family must be very proud!  It is one thing to get awarded a medal and another to have a photo of it being pinned.  What a treasure this photo is.

I added a sticker to his profile.

by SJ Baty G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)
selected by Gerald Baraboo
Thanks for the star Gerald!
Thank you I appreciate the added Silver Star.

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