Only Filipina US Silver Star Recipient in WWII Dies at 95

  Cpl. Magdalena Estoista Leones (Photo by Emil Guillermo/Inquirer.net)

 Cpl. Magdalena Estoista Leones (Photo by Emil Guillermo/Inquirer.net)

Filipino WWII veterans and her family members mourn the passing of Cpl. Magdalena Estoista Leones, 95, who entered the history books as the only Asian female to have been awarded the Silver Star in World War II for gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States. She died Thursday, June 16, reports Inquirer.net.