KEEBLE WOODROW

KEEBLE WOODROW WILSON
2ND WORLD WAR - KOREA 

 

Woodrow Wilson Keeble is a Wahpeton Oyate, the tribes of the Great Sioux Nation. He was awarded two Purple Heart, two Bronze Star U.S. one with the badge value, a Combat Infantry's Badge, a Distinguished Service Cross, a Silver Star U.S., and a U.S. Medal of Honor.

During the Second World War, Keeble served with Company I of the 146th Infantry Regiment. He fought in Guadalcanal, Bougainville, Leyte, Cebu and Mindanao during the Pacific campaign.

He returned to combat during the Korean War in 1951. He was wounded on 15, 17, 18 and October 20 during an offensive by UN forces but recut one Purple Heart. Keeble alone has destroyed three enemy machine guns and killed more than twenty enemies.

On 3 March 2008, U.S. President George W. Bush awarded him the Medal of Honor posthumously .
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