Here is an overview and supporting documents, including witness reports of the action that Leonard DeWitt undertook July 27, 1943 that we believe deserve Medal of Honor status. We believe the evidence supports the conclusion that General Douglas McArthur tended to favor one company over another. The Medal of Honor recomendation sat on McArthur's desk for up to two years before it was acted on.
Second Lt. Robert Hudson, supposed witness to DeWitt actions (per Leonard's wife Joanne, Hudson's account is false. Leonard said Hudson had no part in these activities and he only wanted to "look good" by saying he helped DeWitt.