WTF Fun Fact – Heroic Medic Waverly Woodson

Waverly Woodson was a medic who treated at least 200 injured men on D-Day while injured himself. Despite sustaining shrapnel injuries himself while landing, he set up an aid station and treated wounds for 30 hours, at one point even amputating a foot. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: A Black Medic Was Hailed as a D-Day Hero. Was He Deprived of a Medal of Honor? – HISTORY

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