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Austin Jackson, Pj Burnett

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The medal of honor is a gift of what they did in the war. The medal of honor is the United States of America's highest military honor, awarded for the acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty. The medal is awarded by the President of the U.S. Congress to U.S. military personnel only.
George Mabry
Joe Mann
"He was wounded 4 times. Taken to a covered position, he insisted on returning to a forward position to stand guard during the night. on the following morning, the enemy launched a concerted attack and advanced to a few yards of the position, throwing hand grenades as they approached. One of these landed within a few feet of PFC. Mann. Unable to raise hes arms, which were bandaged to his body, he yelled "Grenade " and threw his body over the grenade as it exploded. His outstanding gallantry above and beyond the call of duty and his magnificent conduct were a everlasting inspiration to his comrades for whom he gave his life."
Mary Edwards walker
There are many medal of honor patrients here are some that we wrote about!
The charatcertistics of the medal of honor is...
- Honor
- Patriotism
- Courage
- Valor
medal of honor recipients
Made by Austin Jackson and Pj Burnett
Jhon William finn
Mary Edwards walker was born on Aswega county n.y. on the 26th of november in 1832. She enterd her service for the U.S. army organization at Louisville , Kentucky. she was ranked as a contract acting assisstant surgeon (civilian). Mary Edwards Walker was the first and still the only women to ever earn the medal of honor till this date. Mary E. Walker served as a doctor in world war 1. As a contract surgeon in the service for the united states she has devoted herself with much patriotic zeal to the sick and wounded soldiers of the brutal war.
Dr. Mary E. Walker , a graduate of medicine , "has rendered valuable service to the government, and her efforts have beren ernest and untiring in a variety of ways, and that she was assigned to duty and served as an assistanst surgeon in charge of female prisoners at louisville, Ky.
The charteristics of the medal of honor they showed
Honor- Regard with great respect
Patriotism- Devotion for ones country
Courage- Doing something that frightens one
Valor - Courage in the face of danger
This shows what they did. All medal of honor participants had to do all of the characteristics of the medal of honor.
opinion
-soldiers are people who go to war to fight for our country. When they fight they show the characteristics of the medal of honor.
jhon william finn enterd his services for the U.S. navy organization at california, ranked as a lieutenant. he was attacked by japanese airplaines on the naval air station on kaneohe bay. jhon william finn manned a .50 calibre machine gun that is mounted on an instruction stand on a completly exposed section of the parking ramp. it was under heavy enemy machine gun strafing fire. the japanese strafe bombing and firing machine guns variously. he manned his gun and returned from enemy fire. with telling effect he discarted for his own personal safety
"Advancing alone in the mined area, Col. Mabry established a safe route passage.he confronted by a boobytrapped double concertina obstacle. With the help of the assistant of the scouts, he disconnected the explosives and cut a path through the wire. Col. Mabry established superlative courage, daring, and leadership in an operation of a major importance exemplify the finest characteristics of the military service."
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