Skip to comments.Ted Rubin, American Hero: RIP
Posted on 12/11/2015 8:39:59 AM PST by Abakumov
When the White House called Corporal Tibor âTedâ Rubin to tell him he was to receive the Medal of Honor, he thought it was one of his friends playing a joke...
Being awarded the Medal of Honor is another of a series of adventures in Ted Rubinâs remarkable life. He was born in Hungary in 1929, and at age 15 was sent to Mauthausen concentration camp in Austria. His first day there an SS captain told the assembled, âNone of you will get out of here alive.â Ted turned to the man next to him and said, âNice fellow.â ...
Ted joined the Army in February 1950...Ted was soon involved in the fighting withdrawal to the Pusan perimeter....he volunteered to stay behind to keep the enemy guessing until the movement was completed. As Corporal Leonard Hamm relates, âthe North Koreans, thinking the hill was still occupied by a whole company, made an all out offensive with all their available troops. PFC Tibor Rubin had stocked each foxhole with grenades, and during the attack the following morning made his way running from foxhole to foxhole, lobbing, one after the other, grenades down upon the enemy, he became almost hysterical in his actions but he held the hill.â
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What a remarkable creature of God in so many ways!
I am humbled and teary eyed after reading this......the story of an excellent man.
Sometimes I think that if citizenship were not automatic, for anyone, if citizenship had to be earned, for everyone, this would be a much better country.
What a great American, rest in peace.
Great American R.I.P.
Thank you, Mr. Rubin.
May your whole life be counted as mitzvah.
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