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Draper, Foy b. November 26, 1911 d. January 4, 1943 Olympic Athlete. A native of California, he attended the University of Southern California. A track and field athlete he won the IC4A championship in 200 m in 1935, and then attended the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, where he won the gold medal for the 4x100 m relay with a new world record of 39.8. During World War II, he served as a pilot on a twin engine A-20B Havoc in Thelepte, Tunisia. On January 4, 1943, he and two crew members took off to fly to Fonduck, Tunisia, to take part...[Read More] North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia Plot: Plot F Row 10 Grave 7
Minue, Nicholas b. March 13, 1905 d. April 29, 1943 World War II Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Sedden in Poland, he emigrated to Carteret, New Jersey. He served in the United States Army during World War II as a Private in Company A, 6th Armored Infantry, 1st Armored Division. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery ear MedjezelBab, Tunisia, on April 28. 1943. His citation reads "For distinguishing himself conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the loss of his life above and beyond the call of duty in action with the...[Read More] (Bio by: Iain MacFarlaine) North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial, Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia Plot: Section E, Line 8. Grave 4