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Stanley Bender

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Oct 31, 1909

Medal of Honor recipient Stanley Bender was born in Carlisle, Fayette County.

1939

Stanley Bender enlisted in the Army

Other events that happened on or around 1939

Aug 17, 1944

Stanley Bender earned the Medal of Honor for his actions against a German force near La Lande in southern France.

Feb 01, 1945

Stanley Bender was awarded the Medal of Honor.

Nov 09, 1954

A bridge on the West Virginia Turnpike in Fayette County was named the Stanley Bender Memorial Bridge.

Jun 22, 1994

Medal of Honor recipient Stanley Bender died.


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