Decatur Resident Receives Congressional Medal of Honor (1945)

Decatur resident Vito Bertoldo was honored with the Congressional Medal of Honor for his service during World War II. He was handed this award personally by President Truman, who is pictured on the left below, with Bertoldo on the right.

Sergeant Vito Bertoldo receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor from President Truman for his service in Hatten, France during World War II, January, 1945. -- Brent Wielt

Sergeant Vito Bertoldo receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor from President Truman for his service in Hatten, France during World War II, January, 1945.

Brent Wielt

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