publication date: Monday, February 22, 2016 (part of Winter 2016)

category: Military

clue: It was never clear whether he was a sergeant, a major, or a sergeant major, but all the same, he twice conducted himself with distinction.

explanation: Major, a sergeant in the Canadian army, received two Distinguished Conduct Medals for his service in WWII and the Korean War. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Justin Woods, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, and Erik Bates


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