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TEXAS SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 4
Austin, Texas
Thursday, June 10, 1971


Texas Senate Concurrent Resolution 4 Directs State Flags to be Flown at Half Mast
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WHEREAS, The most decorated hero of World War II, Audie Murphy, has lost his life in the crash of his private plane; and

WHEREAS, The exploits of the young Murphy, who entered the United States Army when barely 18, are almost legendary; he was awarded the nation's highest military honors, the Congressional Medal of Honor and the Silver Star, as well as being commissioned on the battlefield and receiving other awards and medals; and

WHEREAS, The death of this citizen-soldier is a great loss to the entire nation, but particularly so to the State of Texas which claims him as a native son; now, therefore, be it

Texas SCR No. 4
dated June 4, 1971
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RESOLVED, That the Senate of the 62nd Legislature, 1st Called Session, the House of Representatives concurring, deem it appropriate that all Flags on State Buildings be flown at half-staff through Sunday, June 6, 1971, in tribute to Audie Murphy, a notable Texan who served the cause of liberty and democracy in the greatest traditions of heroism.

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