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Mitchell Red Cloud

On this day in 1924, Corporal Mitchell Red Cloud, Jr. was born.  The Ho-Chunk-Winnebago man posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his bravery during the Korean War.  Red Cloud leaned on a tree for support while firing at the enemy, although he was shot numerous times.  He managed to save many of his fellow soldiers by warning them of the advancing enemy and continued to fight while his company moved the severely wounded out of the firing line. In 1999, the USNS Red Cloud was launched in his honor off a dock in San Diego, California.  There are also monuments, parks, highways, and other ships named in his honor since he was Killed In Action in November 1950. Red Cloud was also a Marine veteran of World War II.

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