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Tibor Rubin

 
 
Tibor Rubin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, April 9, 2022
1. Tibor Rubin Marker
Inscription.  Tibor Rubin is a Hungarian-born Holocaust survivor who received the Congressional Medal of Honor in 2005, 55 years after his service as a U.S. Army rifleman during the Korean War.

Of the 6.8 million Americans who served during that war, only 145 received this medal. Hailed for conspicuous valor and intrepidity, at the risk of his own life, above and beyond the call of duty, Tibor Rubin not only survived a Chinese POW camp, but is attributed with saving 40 of his fellow prisoners.

Corporal Rubin's gallant actions in close contact with the enemy, and unyielding courage and bravery, are in the highest traditions of military service.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
 
Location. 33° 47.327′ N, 118° 1.928′ W. Marker is in Garden Grove, California, in Orange County. Memorial is on Bailey St., on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Garden Grove CA 92845, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured
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as the crow flies. “Big Red Cars” (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named “Big Red Cars” (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named “Big Red Cars” (approx. 2.4 miles away); St. Isidore Historical Plaza (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named “Big Red Cars” (approx. 2.4 miles away); Los Alamitos Sugar Company and Town's Founding (approx. 2˝ miles away); The Freedom Tree (approx. 2˝ miles away); Challenger Crew (approx. 2.6 miles away).
 
Tibor Rubin Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, April 9, 2022
2. Tibor Rubin Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. This page has been viewed 55 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 30, 2023