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WWII vet's Purple Heart arrives nearly 70 years late

WWII vet's Purple Heart arrives nearly 70 years late

Charles Lawson, Jr. injured his hand in WWII, but didn't get it treated because he didn't want to stop fighting. When he got home to Maryville, Tennessee, he waited for his Purple Heart, but it never came, until now.

http://www.armytimes.com/VideoNetwork/2501738331001/WWII-vet-s-Purple-Heart-arrives-nearly-70-years-late http://www.armytimes.com/VideoNetwork/2501738331001/WWII-vet-s-Purple-Heart-arrives-nearly-70-years-late http://bc_gvpc.edgesuite.net/img/963482463001/201306/1563/963482463001_2501665292001_thumbnail-for-video-2501710380001.jpg WWII vet's Purple Heart arrives nearly 70 years late Charles Lawson, Jr. injured his hand in WWII, but didn't get it treated because he didn't want to stop fighting. When he got home to Maryville, Tennessee, he waited for his Purple Heart, but it never came, until now. 186 wwii vetPurple Heart lateArmywbirarmorvpcCharles Lawson JrvpcbestMaryville Tennessee veteranWWII purple heartWWII VeteranNational Newstank 02:29
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