Tibor Rubin

Tibor Rubin

Tibor Rubin was a Holocaust survivor and fought for the USA during the Korean War. He survived multiple suicide missions assigned by his anti-Semitic sergeant. Once he held off an enemy assault for 24 hours alone. Then he was captured and taken to a Chinese POW camp. He risked certain death by stealing food from his captors almost every night for nearly two years. He gave medical aid to his fellow prisoners and saved over 40 lives from hunger and medical negligence. He was nominated for various military awards but was overlooked by his sergeant. He received his Medal of Honor in 2005.

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