Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "M-Sgt. Llewellyn Chilson, second most decorated American Soldier, stands at attention during retirement ceremonies here today. Chilson wears three Distinguished Service Crosses, three Silver Stars and two Bronze Stars for valor during World War II, three Purple Hearts, eight battle stars and Legion of Merit. Only Audie Murphy holds more decorations than Chilson, who fought with Oklahoma's 45th Infantry Division through France, Germany and Italy."
Date: June 27, 1964
Creator: Associated Press
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Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society