Medal of Honor achievements

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Charles Murray's company [Annotator's Note: Company C, 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division]...
Van Barfoot and the 45th Infantry Division went on up into the mountains around 2 January 1944. They moved out of the...
Paul J. Frisco and the USS Cushing (DD-797) accompanied a Task Force that included the USS Franklin (CV-13) offshore of...
The platoon leader, company commander, and the battalion weapons officer approached Arthur Jackson [Annotator's Note:...
The following morning, Leon Williamson was sent to attack two heavy cruisers west of Midway Island [Annotator's Note:...
After 30 days at home, Walter Ehlers returned to his unit [Annotator's Note: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 18th Infantry...
Wayne Pierce grew up in the small farming community of Polo, Illinois. He was drafted in June 1941 six months before...
Louis R. Lepore did not take part in the practice invasions at Maui [Annotator's Note: Maui, Hawaii] before going to...
[Annotator's Note: Harold DeForest served in the Army as a gunner on a 60mm mortar in Company A, 1st Battalion, 129th...
Barney Hajiro was involved in major combat prior to the battle of 29 October. [Annotator's Note: On 29 October 1944,...
[Annotator's Note: Jacklyn Lucas served in the Marine Corps in Company C, 1st Battalion, 26th Marine Regiment, 5th...
On a bombing mission over Berlin, Germany on 3 February 1945, Jesse Wofford's aircraft was badly damaged by German flak...
Raymond Bailey was not a Catholic but he went to Father O'Callahan's services [Annotator's Note: Captain Joseph T. O'...
George Sakato recalled that they took that hill then had to take a few others [Annotator's Note: during fighting in...
They [Annotators Note: Tokuji Yoshihashi and the rest of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team] were in the area of Menton...
Arthur Jackson was awarded the Medal of Honor on 5 October 1945 during the Nimitz Day celebration in Washington D.C....
Joseph Goble and the 7th Marine Regiment [Annotator's Note: Goble served as a rifleman in 3rd Platoon, Company B, 1st...
[Annotator's Note: The interviewer asks Selwyn Gilmore about a Medal of Honor recipient he knew.] Henry Erwin [...
On 5 December [Annotator's Note: 5 December 1943], Alfred Dietrick and his outfit [Annotator's Note: Company B, 1st...
Walter Ehlers rejoined his unit [Annotator's Note: Company L, 3rd Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry...
Since Richard Nummer had been separated from his original unit [Annotator's Note: Weapons Company, 28th Marine Regiment...
In 1944, Louis R. Lepore loaded his division [Annotator's Note: 5th Marine Division] into a ship and set sail. He...
Van Barfoot recalls difficult times when they landed in Southern France. He was a platoon leader and had been promoted...
[Annotator's Note: Carl Peterson served in the Army as a mortar man in Company F, 2nd Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment...
Iwo Jima [Annotator's Note: Iwo Jima, Japan] only had black sand in the southern part of the island. Iwo Jima means...
Jacklyn Lucas got a call from the President of the United States, Harry Truman [Annotator's Note: Harry S. Truman, 33rd...
In later years, Erwin Blonder met some of the Medal of Honor recipients from the 36th [Annotator's Note: 36th Infantry...
Harry McKnight was born in Detroit, Michigan in July 1926. He had an older brother. The family moved to Ohio soon...
Clinton Riddle and his comrades in Company B were wrestled from their sleep in the early predawn hours for breakfast on...
On 9 June [Annotator's Note: 9 June 1944, during the Normandy invasion], they sent out platoons into a couple of fields...
After going aboard they were given some soap and a half a towel [Annotator's Note: Raymond Bailey and many of the other...
Barney Hajiro spent time in Nice, France and then in Michigan in hospitals recovering from his combat wounds. While in...
George Peto has doubts about the mental toughness of today's generation and its ability to wage a war as deadly and...
John Kerner was in London, England for about ten days. He was on leave and only had to report back when the ship was to...
In Hawaii, they [Annotator's Note: James Goodrich and the rest of the 5th Marine Division] trained for the landing on...
In July of 1944, John Witmeyer and his men were some of the first American troops to cross the Seine River in France....

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