RSS

Category Archives: medal of honor

Major Horace S. Carswell

The former Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth was named for Horace Seaver Carswell, a Medal of Honor winner from North Texas.

hscarswell_findagrave

(Image credit: Findagrave)

Read the rest of this entry »

 
2 Comments

Posted by on November 21, 2019 in biography, heroes, medal of honor, world war 2

 

Tags: , , , , ,

Audie Murphy, a Texas Hero

audie_murphy

Audie Leon Murphy was born in the village of Kingston, Hunt County, Texas (north of Greenville) in 1925 to Emmett Berry and Josie Bell Killian Murphy, a family of sharecroppers. Audie was the sixth of twelve children. His father abandoned the family when Audie was eight and his mother died when he was a teenager. Audie dropped out of school at the elementary level, in order to help support his family. Looking at this humble resume, not much would have been expected of him.

Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Tags: , , , ,