Bonnyman family

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George Gordon Bonnyman, Sr. served with no less distinction than his older brother, 1st Lt. Alexander Bonnyman, Jr., recipient of the Medal of Honor and subject of Bones of My Grandfather. On Oct. 17, Congress announced that the younger Bonnyman’s entire unit, the U.S. Army 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), would receive its highest civilian award, the Congressional Gold Medal,”in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service in the jungles of Burma during World War II.” The 5307th, better known as Merrill’s Marauders, in honor of its leader, Brig. Gen. Frank Merrill, was made......

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