ted-roosevelt-jr

This is Ted Roosevelt Jr., son of the President for whom he was named after.

On D-Day during WWII, he was 56 years old. He had a heart condition and he had arthritis. The arthritis forced him to use a cane.

But he was a general and he wanted to lead his troops. So lead he did.

With a pistol in one hand and a cane in the other, he became the only General to land with the first wave of troops from any of the allied beaches.

He would earn a Medal of Honor for his actions.

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