Medal of Honor recipient Leo K. Thorsness dies at age 85

Lieutenant Colonel Leo K. Thorsness, United States Air Force, received the Medal of Honor during the Vietnam War

Medal of Honor recipient Leo K. Thorsness dies at age 85

Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Leo Thorsness, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during a dogfight over North Vietnam and who later spent six years in the enemy prison camp known as the “Hanoi Hilton,” died May 2 at a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida. He was 85.

 

wiki: Leo Keith Thorsness (February 14, 1932 – May 2, 2017)

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