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Medal of Honor Recipient Private First Class Willy F. James Jr

By MOH PFC James USA Memorial Fund

When and where

Date and time

Friday, April 7 · 11am - 2pm CDT


Black Archives Of Mid-America 1722 East 17th Terrace #Ste 315 Kansas City, MO 64108

About this event

  • 3 hours
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MOH PFC Willy F. James Jr. made the ultimate sacrifice for the United States of America. He the only African American from Kansas City, Missouri to receive this rare, distinguished award and we are fortunate to have had such a distinguished person who was born and lived here, prior to his service in the U.S. Army. PFC James is buried at the Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands. His Medal of Honor will be displayed at the Black Archives of Mid-America, Kansas City.

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