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Audie Murphy in the early an American WWII hero who single-handedly fought off a company of German soldiers for an entire hour. He then led a counter attack successfully despite several wounds -- OPENPICS.

LT Edward H. "Butch" O'Hare, first Navy Ace in WW2 and Medal of Honor recipient: on February 20, 1942, he shot down five Japanese bombers and probably saved Lexington. Promoted to Lieutenant Commander, he was later Commander, Air Group Six aboard USS Enterprise (CV-6). He was reported as MIA in November 1943 and declared dead one year later. In addition to the Medal of Honor, he earned a Navy Cross and other awards.

LT Edward H. "Butch" O'Hare, first Navy Ace in WW2 and Medal of Honor recipient: on February 20, 1942, he shot down five Japanese bombers and probably saved Lexington. Promoted to Lieutenant Commander, he was later Commander, Air Group Six aboard USS Enterprise (CV-6). He was reported as MIA in November 1943 and declared dead one year later. In addition to the Medal of Honor, he earned a Navy Cross and other awards.

Daddy's home. (I know this isn't everyday, but from the look on his face, you can't come any closer to Heaven then that!

adorable :) I absolutely love how everyone has the face of pure joy just to see that girl running towards her dad.

Medal of Honor Winner Joe Foss - Honored for his exploits as a Marine fighter…

USMC Captain Joe Foss, more air-combat victories in World War II than any pilot. USD Class of Oh, and he won the Medal of Honor!

President Barack Obama bestows the nation's highest military honor, the Medal of Honor to Florent Groberg during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015.

President Barack Obama bestows the nation's highest military honor, the Medal of Honor to US Army Captain Florent Groberg during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Nov.

Desmond Thomas Doss (February 7, 1919 – March 23, 2006) was a United States Army corporal and combat medic during World War II. He was assigned to a rifle company of the 1st Battalion, 307th Infantry, 77th Infantry Division, during the Battle of Okinawa, and became the first of three conscientious objectors to receive the Medal of Honor (the others are Thomas W. Bennett and Joseph G. LaPointe, Jr.).

Desmond Thomas Doss (February 7, 1919 – March 23, 2006) was a United States Army corporal and combat medic during World War II. He was assigned to a rifle company of the 1st Battalion, 307th Infantry, 77th Infantry Division, during the Battle of Okinawa, and became the first of three conscientious objectors to receive the Medal of Honor (the others are Thomas W. Bennett and Joseph G. LaPointe, Jr.).

Medal of Honor Recipient Clinton Romesha

11 Facts About Medal of Honor Recipient Clinton Romesha

Navy Corpsman William D. Halyburton, Jr. awarded the Medal of Honor for actions on Okinawa May 10, 1945 that cost him his life.

Pharmacist's Mate Second Class William D. US Navy Medal of Honor recipient Battle of Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, World War II May Namesake of USS Halyburton

MAR  3 1945 Five Medals of Honor on Iwo Jima William George Harrell

MAR 3 1945 Five Medals of Honor on Iwo Jima William George Harrell

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