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On this day in History, 18 March 1945. CPT Jack Treadwell would take actions against a superior enemy force, single-handedly capturing six German bunkers and taking 18 prisoners.

On this day in History, 18 March CPT Jack Treadwell would take actions against a superior enemy force, single-handedly capturing six German bunkers and taking 18 prisoners.

Tibor "Ted" Rubin is a Hungarian-born Holocaust survivor who emigrated to the USA in '48 & received the Medal of Honor during the Korean War as a U.S. Infantry soldier & POW on 9/23/05. According to the Washington Post, "in affidavits filed in support of Rubin's nomination for the Medal of Honor, fellow soldiers said Rubin's sergeant was an anti-Semite who gave Rubin dangerous assignments in the hope of getting him killed".  Didn't work. American Hero.

Apr 16 = On this Holocaust Remembrance Day, today’s ‪U. Department of Veterans Affairs is a Holocaust survivor, U. Army soldier, Korean War Prisoner of War and Medal of Honor recipient.

Marine Medals | HM2  Donald Everett Ballard (1945 - ) USN. Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty, on 16 May 1968, in Quang Tri Province, Republic of Vietnam. Instantly shouting a warning to the marines, HM2 Ballard fearlessly threw himself upon the lethal explosive device to protect his comrades from the deadly blast. When the grenade failed to detonate, he calmly arose and continued treating other marine…

Hospital Corpsman Second Class Donald E. Ballard, US Navy Medal of Honor Recipient Quang Tri Province, Vietnam May

Valor award for CPT Robert E Roeder (1917-1944) US Army. Medal of Honor (posthumously) for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty on September 27 & 28, 1944....in action at Mount Battaglia, Italy. His valorous performance is exemplary of the fighting spirit of the U.S. Army. Read more.

Roeder was a Captain in the U. Army who received the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions during World War II, during which he was killed in action 71 years ago today on 28 Sep

November 26, 1968: United States Air Force helicopter pilot James P. Fleming rescues an Army Special Forces unit pinned down by Viet Cong fire and is later awarded the Medal of Honor.

November United States Air Force helicopter pilot James P. Fleming rescues an Army Special Forces unit pinned down by Viet Cong fire and is later awarded the Medal of Honor.

Valor award for PVT George Taro "Joe" Sakato (1921-2015) US Army. Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action above and beyond the call of duty....in action against the enemy on 29 October 1944, at hill 617 in the vacinity of Biffontaine, France. Private Sakato's extraordinary heroism and devotion to duty are in keeping with the highest traditions of military service and reflect great credit on him, his unit, and the United States Army.

Valor award for PVT George Taro "Joe" Sakato (1921-2015) US Army. Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action above and beyond the call of duty....in action against the enemy on 29 October 1944, at hill 617 in the vacinity of Biffontaine, France. Private Sakato's extraordinary heroism and devotion to duty are in keeping with the highest traditions of military service and reflect great credit on him, his unit, and the United States Army.

4 May 1945: Medal Of Honor recipient –  Sergeant Elbert L. Kinser, USMCR, On this date in 1945, while acting as a platoon leader during the Okinawa Campaign, Sergeant Elbert L. Kinser was closely  engaged with the enemy when a Japanese grenade landed  in close proximity.  Immediately, he threw himself upon the grenade,  saving his fellow Marines from death or serious injury.  Sergeant Kinser was posthumously awarded  the Medal of Honor.

This page lists the Medal Of Honor recipients and their acts of heroism in the battle of Okinawa.

First Lieutenant Lee R. Hartell, United States Army Medal of Honor recipient near Kobangsan-ni, Korea August 27, 1951.

First Lieutenant Lee R. Hartell, United States Army Medal of Honor recipient near Kobangsan-ni, Korea August

65 years ago on August 5, 1950, Louis J. Sebille attacked a North Korean armored column advancing on United Nations military units. Though his aircraft was heavily damaged and he was wounded during the first pass on the column, he turned his plane around and deliberately crashing into the convoy at the cost of his life. His sacrifice earns him the MOH.

65 years ago on August 5, 1950, Louis J. Sebille attacked a North Korean armored column advancing on United Nations military units. Though his aircraft was heavily damaged and he was wounded during the first pass on the column, he turned his plane around and deliberately crashing into the convoy at the cost of his life. His sacrifice earns him the MOH.

On this day in History, 7 April 1945, Michael "Mike" Colalillo , would take extraordinary actions against an enemy force that would lead to him being awarded the Medal of Honor.

On this day in History, 7 April Michael "Mike" Colalillo , would take extraordinary actions against an enemy force that would lead to him being awarded the Medal of Honor.

Paul B. Huff - Wikipedia

Corporal Paul B. first paratrooper PIR) to win the Medal of Honor; Carano, Italy February His MOH citation.

On this day in history, 7 March 1951, Nelson Brittin would take actions against enemy forces that would cost him his life and lead to him being posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.

On this day in history, 7 March Nelson Brittin would take actions against enemy forces that would cost him his life and lead to him being posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor.

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