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Medal of Honor

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Transcript of Medal of Honor

James Anderson
"His personal heroism, extraordinary valor and inspirational supreme self-sacrifice"
Fox Wesley
Fox Wesley was in the Marine corps and participated in the Vietnam and Korean war. He was attacked, wounded and refused medical attention while directing his companions.
Robert Booker

At risk of his own life, after being wounded still silenced an enemy machine gun and began firing at another, had recieved another fatal wound still encouraging his squad.
Our Opinions:
Kristina: I Find the Medal of Honor Really Important because It is the highest award you can get in the Military. Each of these men served well Whether they served in the Army or the Navy and they really Deserve this award.
Being Shot multiple times (Face, Shoulders, Arms, and legs)William was the first African American to receive the Medal of Honor For Continuously fighting in the Battle of fort Wagner (1863) For America
Medal of Honor
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James Anderson was in the U.S Marine corps who participated in the Vietnam War. He was killed in action by grasping a grenade against his chest so he could protect fellow comrades.
William Harvey Carney
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His intiative and courage against insurmountable odss are an example of the highest standard of self-sacrafice
Rusha: I think the medal of honor honors the people who bravely fought and served in the millitary.These people show great honor in my eyes.
Kayla: I find it very hard to describe my feelings about the medal of honor and who earned this award. It is described differently but strongly by everybody. This award is received by soldiers who fought for their country, their family, and comrades who could have been called brothers.
By: Rusha, Kristina, and Kayla
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