WW II veteran, 88, beaten to death because he tried to defend himself

WW II veteran

In a completely outrageous finding, Spokane police say 88-year-old WW II veteran, Delbert Belton, was only beaten to death because he tried to stop a robbery.

Mr. Belton, who sustained injuries in the Battle of Okinawa, even as an elderly man remained a Greatest Generation hero who tried to do the right thing.

I had 2 great-uncles in World War II, and without a doubt they would have done the same thing. This is why it was the greatest generation: Americans from that era believed in doing what was right at any cost and put others and country before self.

Mr. Belton deserves only our highest esteem and honor; the 3 thugs who beat him deserve all the blame and our complete scorn.

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Imagine…a decorated World War II hero fought proudly and fearlessly for our country, then was beaten to death over 1/2 a century later in that country he had taken a bullet for.

One thing is certain: Delbert Belton died the way he lived. Putting others before self and doing the right thing.


WW II veteran
Delbert “Shorty” Belton


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