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General James "Jimmy" Doolittle MP (1896 - 1993)

Medal of Honor Recipient Retired Air Force General James Harold Doolittle December 14, 1896 Alameda, California. USA – September 27, 1993 Pebble Beach, California USA, (aged 96) AKO Jimmy. Burie...

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Nicholas "Nick" Oresko MP (1917 - 2013)

Find a Grave Birth: Jan. 18, 1917 Bayonne Hudson County New Jersey, USA Death: Oct. 4, 2013 Cresskill Bergen County New Jersey, USA Medal Of Honor Recipient. M/Sgt. Oresko was a platoon leader ...

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John Lucian Smith (1914 - 1972)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major John Lucian Smith, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism...

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George Phillips (1926 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private George Phillips, United States Marine Corps Reserve, for c...

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Wesley Phelps (1923 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private Wesley Phelps, United States Marine Corps Reserve, for con...

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Capt. Mervyn S. Bennion, Medal of Honor MP (1887 - 1941)

Mervyn Sharp Bennion (May 5, 1887 – December 7, 1941) was a captain in the United States Navy who died during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. While mortally wounded, he remained in command ...

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Lt. Jackson C. Pharris, Medal of Honor (1912 - 1966)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant [then Gunner] Jackson Charles Pharris, United States Navy, for cons...

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GSgt. John Basilone, Medal of Honor MP (1916 - 1945)

John Basilone (November 4, 1916 – February 19, 1945) was a United States Marine Gunnery Sergeant who received the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Guadalcanal during World War II....

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Pvt. Harold C. Agerholm, Medal of Honor MP (1925 - 1944)

Private First Class Harold Christ Agerholm, USMCR (January 29, 1925 – July 7, 1944) served as a Marine during World War II. He received the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions while enga...

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Joseph Jacob Foss, Medal of Honor MP (1915 - 2003)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain Joseph Jacob Foss (MCSN: 0-6774), United States Marine Corps Reserve...

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Richard Keith Sorenson (1924 - 2004)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Richard Keith Sorenson, United States Marine Corps Reserve, for conspi...

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Major Henry Talmage Elrod USMC MP (1905 - 1941)

Find a Grave From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Henry Talmage "Hammerin' Hank" Elrod (September 27, 1905–December 23, 1941) was a Marine Corps aviator. He was the first aviator to receive...

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Junior James Spurrier (1922 - 1984)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Junior James Spurrier, United States Army, for conspicuous gall...

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Sgt. John C. Squires, Medal of Honor (1925 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant John C. Squires, United States Army, for conspicuous gall...

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Frank Joseph Petrarca (1918 - 1943)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class Frank Joseph Petrarca, United States Army, for...

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Oscar Verner Peterson (1899 - 1942)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Chief Watertender Oscar Verner Peterson, United States Navy, for e...

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George Peterson (b. - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Staff Sergeant George Peterson, United States Army, for conspicuou...

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George J. Peters (b. - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private George J. Peters (ASN: 31297689), United States Army, for ...

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Frank D Peregory (1915 - 1944)

Frank Peregory entered active duty in the U.S. Army from the Virginia National Guard. The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Ho...

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Jack James Pendleton (1918 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Staff Sergeant Jack James Pendleton, United States Army, for consp...

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Forrest E Peden (1913 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Technician Fifth Grade Forrest E. Peden (ASN: 37503529), United St...

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Harl Pease, Jr (1917 - 1942)

After the war is was learned that Captain Pease survived being shot down, and was taken prisoner by the Japanese after bailing out of his B-17. On October 8, 1942, he and five other prisoners were behe...

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Tony Stein (1921 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Corporal Tony Stein, United States Marine Corps (Reserve), for con...

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Laverne Parrish (1918 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Technician Fourth Grade Laverne Parrish, United States Army, for c...

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Ensign John Joseph Parle (1920 - 1943)

On Wikipedia: President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Ensign John Joseph Parle, United States Naval Reserve,...

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George Levick Street, III (1913 - 2000)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Commander [then Lieutenant Commander] George Levick Street, III (NSN: 0-78745)...

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Lt. James E. Swett, Medal of Honor (1920 - 2009)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant James Elms Swett (MCSN: 0-9601), United States Marine Corps (...

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John Roderick Towle (1924 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private John Roderick Towle, United States Army, for conspicuous g...

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Jack Lemaster Treadwell, Col. (1919 - 1977)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain (Infantry), [then First Lieutenant] Jack LeMaster Treadwell (ASN: 0-17...

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First Lieutenant John Joseph Tominac (1922 - 1998)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Infantry) John Joseph Tominac, United States Army, for consp...

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Chief Watertender Peter Tomich (1893 - 1941)

Five years before World War I began, Peter Tomich (Tonic) immigrated to the United States. When war broke out he enlisted in the U.S. Army where he served until January 13, 1919. He received U.S. Citiz...

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Lt. Walter Truemper, Medal of Honor (1918 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Second Lieutenant (Air Corps) Walter Edward Truemper, United State...

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Sergeant Grant Frederick Timmerman (1919 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant Grant Frederick Timmerman, United States Marine Corps, fo...

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Max Thompson (1922 - 1997)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Max Thompson, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intre...

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Private First Class John F. Thorson (1920 - 1944)

A Red Cross Club in Korea has been dedicated to PFC Thorson, and an Army Transport was dedicated in his name. The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in pr...

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Corporal Horace Marvin Thorne (1918 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Corporal Horace Marvin Thorne (ASN: 32012364), United States Army,...

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Clyde A Thomason, SGT (1914 - 1942)

In this action Clyde Thomason became the first ENLISTED Marine to earn the Medal of Honor in World War II. The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in prese...

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William H Thomas, PFC (1923 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class William H. Thomas, United States Army, for con...

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Herbert Joseph Thomas, SGT (1918 - d.)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant Herbert Joseph Thomas, United States Marine Corps (Reserv...

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Day G. Turner (b. - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant Day G. Turner, United States Army, for conspicuous gallan...

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George Benton Turner (1899 - 1963)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private First Class George Benton Turner (ASN: 39110988), United States Army, ...

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Charles L Thomas, 1LT (1920 - 1980)

In the late 1980s, due that fact that no Medals of Honor were awarded to Black American soldiers in either of the World Wars, a review of Distinguished Service Cross awards was initiated to see if some...

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Matt Louise Urban (1919 - 1995)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Captain (Infantry) Matt Louis Urban, United States Army, for extraordinary her...

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Nathan K. Van Noy, Jr. (1924 - 1943)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private Nathan K. Van Noy, Jr., United States Army, for conspicuou...

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Capt. Franklin Van Valkenburgh (1888 - 1941)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Captain Franklin Van Valkenburgh (NSN: 0-7187), United States Navy...

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Bruce Avery Van Voorhis (1908 - 1943)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Lieutenant Commander Bruce Avery Van Voorhis, United States Navy, ...

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Leon Robert Vance, Jr. (1916 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Lieutenant Colonel (Air Corps) Leon Robert Vance, Jr., United Stat...

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Dirk John Cornelius Vlug MP (1916 - 1996)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private First Class Dirk John Vlug (ASN: 36155103), United States Army, for co...

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Forrest Lee "Woody" Vosler (1923 - 1992)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Technical Sergeant Forrest Lee "Woody" Vosler, United States Army Air Forces, ...

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James Richard Ward (1921 - 1941)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Seaman First Class James Richard Ward, United States Navy, for con...

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LtCol Keith L. Ware, Medal of Honor (1915 - 1968)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant Colonel Keith Lincoln Ware (ASN: 0-33181), United States Army, for ...

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Henry F. Warner (1923 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Corporal Henry F. Warner, United States Army, for conspicuous gall...

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Robert T. Waugh (b. - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to First Lieutenant (Infantry) Robert T. Waugh, United States Army, f...

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Lt. David C. Waybur, Medal of Honor (1920 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant (Infantry) David Crowder Waybur, United States Army, for cons...

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Ellis R. Weicht (1916 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Sergeant Ellis R. Weicht, United States Army, for conspicuous gall...

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William Gary Walsh (1922 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Gunnery Sergeant William Gary Walsh, United States Marine Corps (R...

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Kenneth Ambrose Walsh (1916 - 1998)

Ken Walsh became the first ACE in the F4U Corsair, and was a QUADRUPLE ACE in World War II, credited with TWENTY-ONE aerial victories, plus 2 probables and 1 damaged. The President of the United Stat...

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Herman C Wallace (1924 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class Herman C. Wallace, United States Army, for con...

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General Kenneth Newton Walker (1898 - 1943)

Kenneth Walker was the 2d Cousin of Civil War Medal of Honor recipient Jacob N. Overturf. General Walker remains the highest-ranking American Soldier still Missing in Action of World War II. The Pres...

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George Wahlen, USN, Medal of Honor (1924 - 2009)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Pharmacist's Mate Second Class George Edward Wahlen, United States Navy, for c...

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General Jonathan M. Wainwright IV (1883 - 1953)

Jonathan Mayhew "Skinny" Wainwright IV (August 23, 1883 – September 2, 1953) was a career American army officer and the commander of Allied forces in the Philippines at the time of their surre...

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Walter C. Wetzel (1919 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class Walter C. Wetzel, United States Army, for cons...

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Paul Joseph Wiedorfer (1921 - 2011)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Paul Joseph Wiedorfer, United States Army, for conspicuous gall...

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Hulon Brooke Whittington (1921 - 1969)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Hulon Brooke Whittington, United States Army, for conspicuous gallant...

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Eli Lamar Whiteley (1913 - 1986)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Lieutenant Eli Lamar Whiteley (ASN: 0-1310907), United States Army, for ...

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William Hale Wilbur (1888 - 1979)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Colonel William Hale Wilbur, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry and...

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Thomas W. Wigle (1909 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Second Lieutenant Thomas W. Wigle (ASN: 0-1314729), United States ...

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Walter J. Williams (b. - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to First Lieutenant (Infantry) Walter J. Will, United States Army, fo...

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Raymond Harrell Wilkins (1917 - 1943)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Major (Air Corps) Raymond Harrell Wilkins, United States Army Air ...

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Edward G. Wilkins (1917 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Corporal Edward G. Wilkin, United States Army, for conspicuous gal...

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Hershel Woodrow "Woody" Williams MP

Ona, WV, USA

Hershel Woodrow "Woody" Williams (born October 2, 1923) is a retired United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. The President ...

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John Harlan Willis (1921 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Pharmacist's Mate First Class John Harlan Willis, United States Na...

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Pvt. Frank P. Witek, Medal of Honor (1921 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class Frank Peter Witek, United States Marine Corps ...

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Homer Lee Wise (1917 - 1974)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Homer L. Wise, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry an...

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Alfred Leonard Wilson (1918 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Technician Fifth Grade Alfred Leonard Wilson, United States Army, ...

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General Louis Hugh Wilson, Jr (1920 - 2005)

From July 1, 1975 to June 30, 1979, General Wilson served as the 26th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps. Medal of Honor The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, tak...

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Robert Lee Wilson (1921 - 1944)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class Robert Lee Wilson, United States Marine Corps,...

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Howard E. Woodford (1921 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Staff Sergeant Howard E. Woodford, United States Army, for conspic...

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Cassin Young (1894 - 1942)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Commander Cassin Young (NSN: 0-9615), United States Navy, for distinguished co...

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Rodger Wilton Young (1918 - 1943)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private Rodger W. Young (ASN: 20504613), United States Army, for c...

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Maj. Jay Zeamer, Medal of Honor (1918 - 2007)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major (Air Corps), [then Captain] Jay Zeamer, United States Army Air Forces, f...

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Lt. Raymond Zussman, Medal of Honor (1917 - 1944)

United States Army officer and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II. The President of the United States of A...

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Albert Leroy David (1902 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Lieutenant [then Lieutenant, Junior Grade] Albert Leroy David, Uni...

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James Lewis Day (1925 - 1998)

James Lewis Day was born October 5, 1925, in East St. Louis, Illinois. Day holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and a Masters of Business Administration degree. He enlisted in the ...

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Donald Arthur Gary (1903 - 1977)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant, Junior Grade Donald Arthur Gary, United States Navy, for conspicuo...

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Herbert Charpoit Jones (1918 - 1941)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Ensign Herbert Charpoit Jones, United States Naval Reserve, for co...

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Edward Andrew Bennett (1920 - 1983)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Edward Andrew Bennett, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantry ...

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Vito R Bertoldo (1916 - 1966)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Master Sergeant Vito R. Bertoldo, United States Army, for conspicuous gallantr...

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William R. Shockley (1918 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class William Ralph Shockley, United States Army, fo...

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Major General Pierpont M. Hamilton (1898 - 1982)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Major (Air Corps) Pierpont Morgan Hamilton, United States Army Air Forces, for...

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Reinhardt John Keppler (1918 - 1942)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Boatswain's Mate First Class Reinhardt John Keppler, United States...

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Stuart S Stryker (1924 - 1945)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Private First Class Stuart S. Stryker, United States Army, for con...

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Chris Carr aka Christos H. Karaberis (1914 - 1970)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Chris Carr, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on October ...

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Colonel Mitchell Paige U.S.M.C. Михајло Пејић/Mihajlo Pejić MP (1918 - 2003)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Platoon Sergeant Mitchell Paige, United States Marine Corps, for extraor...

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Carlton William Barrett (1919 - 1986)

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Carlton William Barrett, United States Army, for gallantry and intrepi...

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Ben Louis Salomon (1914 - 1944)

United States Army dentist during World War II, and Medal of Honor recipient. The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to ...

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Robert M. Viale (1916 - 1945)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to VIALE, ROBERT M. Rank and Organization: Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Compa...

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Clarence Byrle Craft, PFC (1921 - 2002)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to CRAFT, CLARENCE B. Rank and organization: Private, First Class, U.S. Army, Compan...

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Jack Williams (1924 - d.)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to WILLIAMS, JACK Rank and Organization: Pharmacist's Mate Third Class, U.S. Naval...

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Wilson Douglas Watson (1921 - 1994)

The President of the United States in the name of The Congress takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to WATSON, WILSON DOUGLAS Rank and Organization: Private, U.S. Marine Corps Reserv...

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