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Portrait of Joe Foss

Captain Joseph Foss, U.S. Marine Corps, poses with a cigar in his mouth in front of an aircraft, location unknown. Foss is known as one of the leading American aces of World War II. Following the war, Foss served as the Governor of South Dakota, the first commissioner of the American Football League, and the president of the National Rifle Association.
World War II
Text: National Medal of Honor Museum
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National Medal of Honor Museum
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