Medal of Honor, 1863-1968: "In the Name of the Congress of the United States", Volumes 11-12
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Veterans' Affairs
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1968 - Medal of Honor - 1087 pages
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Accredited action advance armed artillery assault assisted attack August Battalion battle Birth board the U.S.S. Born call of duty Captain carried charge CHARLES Citation colors command Company Company G comrades conspicuous gallantry continued Corporal County courage cover crew Date of issue December defense direct distinguished enemy enemy fire enemy's engaged Entered service exposed face February fighting fire flag forces forward France gallantry and intrepidity GEORGE German grenades hand heavy fire highest hostile Infantry Islands Italy JAMES January Japanese JOHN July June killed leading Lieutenant machine machinegun March Marine Medal moved November October officer Ohio ordered Place and date platoon position Private Rank and organization regiment remained rescue returned rifle risk safety saved Seaman Second September Sergeant serving severely ship soldiers tank throughout troops U.S. Navy United States Army United States Cavalry volunteer wounded yards York
Page 957 - States; while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an opposing foreign force; or while serving with friendly foreign forces engaged in an armed conflict against an opposing armed force in which the United States is not a belligerent party (figure 1).
Page 436 - Army, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty in action with the enemy at Culis, Bataan Province, PI, January 16, 1942.
Page 925 - The bill was reported to the Senate as amended, and the amendment was concurred in. The bill was reported to the Senate without amendment, ordered to be engrossed for a third reading, read the third time, and passed.
Page 757 - Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty.
Page 504 - CITATION: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty...
Page 7 - That the President of the United States be, and he is hereby, authorized to present, in the name of Congress, a medal of honor to any person who, while In the naval service of the United States, shall, In action involving actual conflict...
Page 728 - Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, distinguished himself by conspicuous gallantry above and beyond the call of duty in action against the enemy near Sataeri, Korea, on 12 October 1952.
Page 698 - His unyielding courage throughout reflects the highest credit upon himself and the United States naval service. He gallantly gave his life for his country.
Page 5 - ... said board shall find and report that said medal was issued for any cause other than that hereinbefore specified the name of the recipient of the medal so issued shall be stricken permanently from the official medal of honor list. It shall be a misdemeanor for him to wear or publicly display said medal, and, if he shall still be In the Army, he shall be required to return said medal to the War Department for cancellation.