He was 5’4″ he had a German name. Having almost completed his bachelor’s degree, he tried to enlist as a lieutenant, but was not able to. He finally Â enlisted as a buck private and moved up the ranks to eventually become a 3 star general. He won the medal of honor forÂ conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at risk of life above and beyond the call of duty.
His family wanted a painting done of him from an old photograph, to bring him back to life. Here it is.