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Medal of Honor recipients for the Korean War

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  • Lee Hugh Phillips (1930 - 1950)
    The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Corporal Lee Hugh Phillips (MCSN: 654797), United States Marine Co...
  • Robert D. Reem, USMC, Medal of Honor (1925 - 1950)
    Robert Dale Reem was born on October 20, 1925 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Elizabethtown High School in June 1943. During his final year of high school, he was a page in the Pennsylv...
  • PFC Leonard Harold Kravitz (c.1931 - 1951)
    PFC Leonard Harold Kravitz, who was killed in action in the Korean War while defending against a Chinese attack and saving most of his platoon, and was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cr...
  • John Springer Walmsley, JR (1920 - 1951)
    The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to Captain John Springer Walmsley, Jr. (AFSN: AO-815023), United Stat...
  • Ernest Edison West
    The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Ernest Edison West (ASN: 52151286), United States Army, for conspicuou...

During the Korean War war, 133 Medals of Honor were presented for bravery in action, 95 of them posthumously.

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