Janesville sergeant receives Bronze Star for Korean War valor
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.