Father Emil Kapaun’s image was on a cake during a reception after the Hall of Heroes induction ceremony for Kapaun at the Pentagon in 2013. Kapaun, who died in a North Korean prisoner of war camp in 1951, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama the day before. (April 12, 2013)
Father Emil Kapaun’s image was on a cake during a reception after the Hall of Heroes induction ceremony for Kapaun at the Pentagon in 2013. Kapaun, who died in a North Korean prisoner of war camp in 1951, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama the day before. (April 12, 2013) Travis Heying File photo
Father Emil Kapaun’s image was on a cake during a reception after the Hall of Heroes induction ceremony for Kapaun at the Pentagon in 2013. Kapaun, who died in a North Korean prisoner of war camp in 1951, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama the day before. (April 12, 2013) Travis Heying File photo

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