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Medal of Honor

USA Kleine Ordenssammlung -  darunter die Medal of Honor für Army, Air Force und Navy. Sammleranfertigungen(?) Silver und Bronze Star, Legion of Merite (Chief Commander), Air Force Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Distinguished Service Medal, Air Force Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal uvm

USA Kleine Ordenssammlung - darunter die Medal of Honor für Army, Air Force und Navy. Sammleranfertigungen(?) Silver und Bronze Star, Legion of Merite (Chief Commander), Air Force Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Distinguished Service Medal, Air Force Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Superior Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal uvm

Native American Marines | Lieutenant Michael E Thornton, US Navy-retired (Cherokee)

Lieutenant Michael E. Michael Thornton was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor on October He is the first person in more than a century to receive that honor for saving the life of another Medal of Honor recipient.

US Army Special Forces soldier Roy Benavidez, Yaqui Indian (1935-1998). GI JOE action figure, Medal of Honor recipient .

US Army Special Forces soldier Roy Benavidez, Yaqui Indian GI JOE action figure, Medal of Honor recipient Roy P.

The Medal of Honor is the nation's highest medal for valor in combat that can be awarded to members of the armed forces.

The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest military honor, awarded for personal acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty.

CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR WINNERS | Roy Benavidez, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient.

Roy Benavidez, Congressional Medal of Honor recipient for his valorous actions in combat near Lộc Ninh, South Vietnam on May

Ernest Childers (Creek)~  A Creek American Indian from Oklahoma, and a First Lieutenant with the 45th Infantry Division, Childers received the Medal of Honor for heroic action in 1943 when, up against machine gun fire, he and eight men charged the enemy. Although suffering a broken foot in the assault, Childers ordered covering fire and advanced up the hill, single-handedly killing two snipers, silencing two machine gun nests, and capturing an enemy mortar observer.

A Creek American Indian from Oklahoma, and a First Lieutenant with the Infantry Division, Ernest Childers received the Medal of Honor for heroic action in 1943 when, up against machine gun fire, he and eight men charged the enemy.

This rare Tiffany Cross variant of the Medal of Honor was earned by Marine First Lieutenant Christian Schilt. Schilt served in WWI, the Banana Wars, WWII, and Korea.   His Medal of Honor citation follows:  Citation: During the progress of an insurrection at Quilali, Nicaragua, 6, 7, and 8 January 1928, 1st Lt. Schilt, then a member of a marine expedition which had suffered severe losses in killed and wounded, volunteered under almost impossible conditions to evacuate the wounded by air and…

This rare Tiffany Cross variant of the Medal of Honor was earned by Marine First Lieutenant Christian Schilt. Schilt served in WWI, the Banana Wars, WWII, and Korea.

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