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Privates First Class Leonard C. Brostrom & John F. Thorson, USA (October 28, 1944)

here Seventy years ago today during the Battle of Leyte in the Philippines near Dagami, two United States Army soldiers went above and beyond the normal call of duty as members of the 17th Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division.

http://inlandwoodturners.com/?feed=rss2 They were Leonard C. Brostrom (born November 23, 1919) and John F. Thorson (born May 10, 1920). Both brave Americans gave their lives in the defense of freedom and were killed in action on October 28, 1944. Both men posthumously received the Medal of Honor.

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