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Janesville sergeant receives Bronze Star for Korean War valor

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A Janesville sergeant is about to get a medal for valor, 56 years after he fought a brutal Korean War battle.

An Army sergeant from Janesville will get the military's fourth-highest award Wednesday, 56 years after he survived an enemy attack in Korea.

Bob Larsen of Janesville led a platoon that fought off waves of North Korean attacks.

His unit was running out of ammunition as shells rained down on the rocky hill known as Jackson Heights.

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