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Edith Collier Noor Katicha

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Transcript of Edith Collier Noor Katicha

Medal of Honor
John P. Baca
Sacrifice ~ Baca sacrificed his life to cover up a bomb with his helmet + body.

Honor ~ He helped rebuild a medical clinic in Hanoi, the solider whose life he spared was in the crowd.
Mary Edwards Walker
First female U.S. Army surgeon, feminist, prohibitionist, abolitionist, first and only female Medal of Honor recipient. She shows sacrifice herself for going to prison for crossing enemy line to treat wounded civilians and arrested as a spy. But she got released in prisoner exchange. After the war she was approved for the highest United States armed forces decoration of bravery.
Definition:
The medal of honor is the United States of America's highest military honor, awarded for personal act of valor above and beyond the call of duty. The Medal of Honor is awarded by the President of United States in the name of the U.S. congress to U.S.military.
Earnest West
He served as a U.S Army. He made a courageous sacrifice while attempting evacuation. He was attacked by 3 hostile soldiers employing grenades and small-arms fire. Quickly shifting his body to shelter the officer, he killed the assailants with his rifle, then carried the helpless man to safety. A while making his sacrifice he was critically wounded and lost an eye. He risked his life for someone else which makes him a great hero and being able to receive the Medal of Honor.
Patrick Henry Brady
Sacrifice ~ Brady was rousted from off duty to help with an extraordinary causality situation

Honor ~ Brady flew over 2,500 combat, and rescued over 5,000 wounded
Recipients:
Mary Edwards Walker
John P. Baca
Patrick Henry Brady
Earnest West
Edith COllier
Noor Katicha
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