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Lucian Adams

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Lucian Adams (October 26, 1922 – March 31, 2003) was a United States Army soldier during World War II who received the Medal of Honor for single-handedly destroying enemy machine gun emplacements to re-establish supply lines to U.S. Army companies. He also received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart for his heroic actions in Italy. Early life and education Adams was born on October 26, 1922, in Port Arthur, Texas, as one of twelve children in a large Mexican-American family. He attended Port Arthur High School and enlisted in the Army in February 1943, after spending two years in a wartime plant making landing craft — just like the ones that would carry him to the shores of Italy and then France in the U.S. invasion of Europe. Career In the summer of 1944, the 3rd Infantry Division landed near St Tropez in the South of France and began advancing into central France. By late October, Adam's company was near the town of Saint-Die in the Mortagne forest, moving do
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