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Calif. man accused of stolen valor

By Military1 Staff ALAMEDA, Calif.  — A Santa Clara man claims to be the most decorated soldier from WWII, but failed to show any legitimate documents as evidence. ABC-7 reports William Goehner, 89, was recently honored by the USS Hornet Museum for its “Living Ship Day” because of his claimed membership in the Underwater Demolition Team (UDT), a group that predated the Navy SEALs in WWII. "My UDT team, we destroyed 80 percent of the German submarine fleet in the Baltic Sea, los ... More