Hasbro Offers 'Buffalo Soldier' GI Joe Action Figure

1st Lt. John R. Fox action figure

An action figure of 1st Lt. John R. Fox, who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for sacrificing his own life on a battlefield in Italy in order to save his troops. Hasbro hide caption

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The toy company Hasbro commemorates 1st Lt. John R. Fox as a new action figure in its GI Joe "medal-of-honor" series. Fox was part of the African-American 92nd infantry division, better known as the "Buffalo Soldiers" who fought American Indians in the U.S. West after the Civil War. NPR's Farai Chideya reports.

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