Nicholas Oresko

 

 

Age: 96

 

Summary: World War II veteran who became the oldest living Medal of Honor recipient in the United States after he was badly wounded as he single-handedly took out two enemy bunkers during the Battle of the Bulge in 1945.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from surgery

 

Born: January 18, 1917

 

Died: October 4, 2013

 

Location: Englewood, New Jersey