A soldier who saved 30 members of his unit in Iraq has been awarded the first Victoria Cross for more than 20 years. Private Johnson Beharry, 25, from London, twice saved the lives of colleagues while under enemy fire, but insisted he was just "doing his job". He is still recovering from head injuries caused in one attack by a rocket-propelled grenade round.
Friday, 1 April 2011
According to Ed Miliband the marchers (you know the folk who trashed Fortmun & Mason, terrified shoppers on Oxford Street and smashed random windows across London) were:
“pretty heroic, actually”
I'm sorry Ed that isn't heroism - this is heroism:
You can read the full VC citation here.....