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WWII veteran receives overdue military medals

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  1. kwflatbed

    kwflatbed MassCops Angel Staff Member

    WWII veteran receives overdue military medals

    Published December 09, 2012
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      Dec. 7, 2012: Rep. Candice Miller presents William Pollauf with several medals, Friday Dec. 7, 2012, at her office in Shelby Twp., Mich. (AP)
    HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A World War II veteran who once hitched a ride on a Tiger tank courtesy of Gen. Erwin Rommel, Germany's legendary Panzer commander, has finally received the medals he never got after the war.
    William Pollauf, 92, of Algonac, Mich., was honored Friday by U.S. Rep. Candice Miller, R-Mich., who presented the former German prisoner of war with several overdue honors for his military service.

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  2. corsair

    corsair Guest

    Long overdue honor, glad that he was able to receive it while still with us.

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