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Curtis, Medal of Honor Comics, 1946

In a 1946 comic depicting the stories of Medal of Honor recipients, Macario García is shown fighting in the Battle of Hürtgen Forest in 1944. The Mexican-born Texan singlehandedly stormed two machine gun nests and captured four Nazi soldiers, despite suffering wounds. García was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1945, presented by President Harry Truman.

A. S. Curtis.