Trump awards Medal of Honour to Vietnam 'Marine warrior'

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US President Donald Trump awards the Medal of Honour -- the highest US military award -- to Vietnam War Veteran Sergeant Major John L. Canley, for his bravery in battle "beyond the reach of death".

WASHINGTON DC, UNITED STATES (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump awarded the Medal of Honor - the highest US military award - to Vietnam War veteran Sergeant Major John L. Canley on Wednesday (Sept 17).

Sergeant Canley is credited with jumping in front of an oncoming tank to save a wounded comrade during the Battle of Hue City.

Mr Trump said Sergeant Canley has been been described by his fellow Marines as "larger than life" and "beyond the reach of death".

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