Hometown Heroes
10
SEP
2016

Silver Star at 18

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90-year-old Martin Medellin of Madera, CA appears on episode #436 of Hometown Heroes, airing September 9-11, 2016. A native of Coffman, TX, Medellin served with the 70th Infantry Division in Europe during World War II.

Martin (middle) at VFW Post 1981 in Madera with fellow veterans Mike De Cesare (left) and Bill Jones. For more photos, visit the Hometown Heroes facebook page.

Martin (middle) at VFW Post 1981 in Madera with fellow veterans Mike De Cesare (left) and Bill Jones. For more photos, visit the Hometown Heroes facebook page.


Medellin was just 18 years old when his first combat experience in France resulted in his being awarded the Silver Star.

  1. Michael Reply

    Congratulations it’s been a long time in receiving such an honor The Lord Jesus bless you and your wife. He is the one that kept you all there years..Thank you for serving our country

  2. Russell C. Greenlaw Reply

    trying to listen to HARTPOD.mp3 – firefox says “does not exist”.

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