Last WWII Medal of Honor recipient dies

Last Medal of Honor recipient from World War Two will lie in state at the Capitol: Hero, 98, singlehandedly cleared seven pill boxes with flamethrower in battle of Iwo Jima

At the funeral for Medal of Honor recipient Woody Williams in West Virginia, Senator Joe Manchin said that Williams will be honored at the US Capitol

Williams will lie in honor at the Capitol rotunda, one of the highest distinctions that a private citizen can be afforded in death

Senator Manchin paid tribute to his late friend saying: ‘I´ll miss him telling me how I´m supposed to vote. And when I didn´t, how I made a mistake’

Williams’ daughter said during Sunday’s service: ‘I pray that each of us follows in his example and continue to make the world a better place’…