February 29, 2024

A Georgia town lays a Korean War veteran to rest, over 70 years after his death

Luther Story received Medal of Honor for fighting against North Korea, but US only recently identified his remains

An 18-year-old American private awarded the Medal of Honor for defending his company from North Korean attack has finally returned home, more than 70 years after he lost his life in the Korean War.

Luther Herschel Story was laid to rest in his hometown of Americus, Georgia in a military funeral last Monday, his family told NK News, after the U.S. government recently identified his remains through DNA testing.

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