Fr. Kapaun was a chaplain during the Korean War. He saved many men on the field, and many, many more while a prisoner. He is a Medal of Honor recipient due to the persistence of many non-Catholic and Catholic soldiers he helped save.
Another great tribute by Chris Stefanick of RealLifeCatholic.[..]
A catholic chaplain conducts the Mass and soldiers receive communion in Vietnam.
A U.S. chaplain's field memorial services in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. U.S. Army soldiers seated on the ground in front of the chaplain. The chaplain conducts the Mass. The flag of the United States flutters at[..]