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Chicago area ‘Ghost Army’ soldier honored for role in WWII’s ‘Traveling Road Show of Deception’


Chicago area lsquoGhost Armyrsquo soldier honored for role in WWIIrsquos lsquoTraveling Road Show of Deceptionrsquo

One of nine surviving members of a top-secret World War II military unit was awarded with the Congressional Gold Medal during a ceremony in Palatine to honor the “Ghost Army.” WGN News "Cover Story" by Mike Lowe.

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