Ed Freeman biography

Ed Freeman

Military Person

1927 – 2008

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Who was Ed Freeman?

Ed W. "Too Tall" Freeman was a United States Army helicopter pilot who received the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in the Battle of Ia Drang during the Vietnam War. During the battle, he flew through gunfire numerous times, bringing supplies to a trapped American battalion and flying dozens of wounded soldiers to safety. Freeman was a wing-man for Major Bruce Crandall who also received the Medal of Honor for the same missions.

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Born
Nov 20, 1927
Neely
Nationality
  • United States of America
Died
Aug 20, 2008
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Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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