U.S. Marine 1st Sgt. Maurice Bease honors the memory of the first African-American Medal of Honor recipient. Pfc. James.
George Day, Medal of Honor, Vietnam
Shot down on a secret mission during the Vietnam War, Major George "Bud" Day was captured and resisted severe torture as a POW in the "Hanoi Hilton" from 1967 to 1973. Three years after his release, on March 6, 1976, Day was presented with the Medal of Honor along with fellow POW Admiral James Stockdale. Learn more at http://www.youtube.com/user/MedalOfHonorBook