Remembering Our Heroes

photo of 1st Lieutenant Marvin H. Prinds

This photograph is of 1st Lieutenant Marvin H. Prinds, a graduate of Shawnee Mission Rural High School (now Shawnee Mission North).
Prinds died from wounds sustained on January 17, 1945 near Ondenval, Belgium during the Battle of the Bulge.
He was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for the heroism he displayed that day.

Today we remember our fallen heroes of World War II like Lt. Prinds, along with others who have given their lives to preserve our freedom throughout our nation’s history.

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