Strongsville WWII vet, 95, honored with more medals

10:55 PM, Mar 28, 2013   |    comments
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He already had a Purple Heart but Thursday a 95-year-old World War Two veteran from Strongsville was presented with five more medals that he didn't know he had coming.

William Takacs served as a tank driver with the Fifth Tank Battalion, First Armored Division from 1941 to 1944.

Thursday Congressman Jim Renacci honored his service with The American Defense Service Medal, the World War Two Victory Medal, and the American Campaign Medal, among others.

Takacs also received the Honorable Service Lapel Button

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