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Gary Wetzel, Medal of Honor, Vietnam War

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Uploaded on Sep 27, 2011

On January 8, 1968, helicopter door gunner Gary Wetzel was seriously wounded when his chopper was shot down near Ap Dong An, South Vietnam, and he was hit by a homemade grenade. Despite his injuries, Wetzel destroyed a key enemy position while evacuating the wounded. He received the Medal of Honor from President Johnson on November 19, 1968.

Read more about Wetzel and other Medal recipients in MEDAL OF HONOR at http://www.artisanbooks.com/products/...

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