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Tibor Rubin by Alexis Villarreal

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Tibor Rubin by Alexis Villarreal
Tibor was born in June 18, 1929. he was born in Hungarian.he was a Holocaust survivor who emigrated to the United States in 1948. during the Korean War as a U.S. Infantry soldier. he serve in the army February 13, 1950 - July 20, 1953. he was in North Korea for 30 months and received two purple heart awards.Rubin was nominated for the Medal of Honor four times Rubin receive the Medal of Honor during a White House ceremony on September 23, 2005. till this day Rubin dose not considered him self a hero.









when he was little kid
summary of his life
Rubin, known as "Tibi" was born in a Hungarian shuttle called Paszto. At age 13, his family was rounded up by the Nazis, and he was sent to the Munchhausen concentration camp in Austria. Rubin survived, but his parents and his two sisters perished in the camp.


citizenship honor courage and patriotism
When Munchhausen was liberated by Allied troops, Rubin,swore that he would repay his liberators by going to the United States and fighting against the Germans. "I was going to go to the U.S. and join the U.S. army to show my appreciation.so Rubin single-handedly defended a hill for 24 hours and held off scores of North Korean troops. This alone was enough to earn him four recommendations for the Medal of Honor.

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