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Afghanistan Medevac Videos Capture Medal of Honor Recipient in Action

WASHINGTON (CBS News) – Just this week, the White House announced that Army Capt. Will Swenson would receive the Medal of Honor for his actions in one of the most hard-fought battles of the Afghan war – in Ganjgal Valley in Kunar Province on Sept. 8, 2009. Five Americans were killed that day. Two others — Swenson and Marine Corp. Dakota Meyer — would receive the Medal of Honor. Now, more than four years after the battle, an extraordinary video has come to light which shows Swenson in action. This is not a recreation. It’s the real thing.