Medal of Honor achievements

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Hershel Williams does not remember knocking out some of the pillboxes. One of them, however, Williams remembers, ran...
Vernon Baker reviews details of his Medal of Honor actions in Italy on 5 April 1945. He had a big, strong BAR [...
Currey didn't agree with the non-fraternization rule. There were apparently military fears that the Germans would...
Hawk estimates that his unit captured around 500 German troops after the engagement for which he was awarded the Medal...
The military aide told Hershel Williams to take the envelope and do not open it as it was a court martial offense if it...
[Annotators Note: James Smith served in the USMC as a rifleman and radio operator in Company B, 1st Marine Raider...
Many of Barney Hajiro's friends died or were wounded in the Vosges Mountains of France. It was sad. The 36th Division...
In January or February 1945 the company commander called Charles Coolidge to the company CP [Annotators note: Command...
John Finn was on the opposite side of the island from Pearl Harbor, at Kaneohe Bay, and he heard terrible explosions,...
During the actions that led to George Sakato receiving the Medal of Honor, he wondered what he was doing here and why...
[Annotators note: Charles Coolidge starts this segment in the middle of conversation as the camera started recording...
Dorothy Ehlers met her future husband, Walt [Annotator's Note: Medal of Honor Recipient Walter Ehlers], while she was...
George Sakato discusses a Vietnam veteran that edits and tapes oral histories. He recalls that before the attack on...
[Annotator's Note: William Smith was shot down while attacking Kavieng, New Ireland, Papua New Guinea.] They were on...
If Jacklyn Lucas's father had been alive, he would not have allowed him to go off to the service because he could...
Jacklyn Lucas goes around the country on speaking tours. He wears his medal [Annotator's Note: the Medal of Honor; the...
1458. '11 July 44. Bradlor. Three winners of the Congressional Medal of Honor meet in the Infantry School at Ft....
Photograph. U.S. Army General Mark W. Clark (right) shaking hands with Sergeant Oscar G. Johnson Jr. after presenting...
Photograph. Lt. Ernest Childers is awarded the Medal of Honor. Official caption on front: "MM-OCO-44-10602." Official...
Photograph. Lt. Ernest Childers awarded the Medal of Honor. Official caption on front: "MM-OCO-44-10602." Official...
788.Photograph. 'MM-44-1246'; 'Signal Corps photo. Algiers. Lt. Gen. Jacob L. Devers, commanding General, Mediterranean...
Photograph. U.S. President Harry S. Truman shaking hands with Army Technical Sergeant Jake W. Lindsey near the rostrum...
Photograph. US lieutenant receives medal of honor. Official caption on front: "MM-5-150652." Official caption on...
Photograph. US soldier is congratulated after receiving the Medal of Honor. Official caption on front: "MM-44-1247."...

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