Category:Emil Kapaun

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English: Emil Joseph Kapaun (April 20, 1916 – May 23, 1951) was a Roman Catholic priest and United States Army chaplain who died in the Korean War. The Roman Catholic Church has declared him a Servant of God and he is a candidate for sainthood. He was posthumously awarded the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in the Korean War.


Emil Kapaun 
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Korean War US Army chaplain, POW, and Medal of Honor recipient
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Date of birth 20 April 1916
Pilsen
Date of death 23 May 1951
Pyokdong County
Educated at
  • The Catholic University of America
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