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