Tibor Rubin

Tibor Rubin was a Hungarian born Holocaust survivor of World War II who enlisted in the United States Army in 1948. He fought in the Korean War and was nominated for the medal of honor three times. His award was for holding off The North Korean army single-handedly as he was left behind to cover the retreat of his company. For 24 hours he held them off and eventually he was wounded and captured by the Chinese. When asked why he joined the Army his comment was “I wanted to give back to America for what it had done for me”. Tibor Rubin represents valor at its finest.

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