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Krystal and Merryweather

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Transcript of Krystal and Merryweather

Krystal and Merryweather
Medal of Honor

Medal of honor
This is the highest and rarest and hard medal to obtain. It is given to thoughes who show
honor
,
patriotism
,
courage
, and most importantly
valor
. 3,5014 men and one woman have won this award. It was most given out in the Vietnam War. The youngest recipient was 11 years old .
Adkins, Bennie G.
When the camp was being attacked by a large group of the enemies he quickly ran through intense hostile fire while maintaining a mortar position. Even though he was wounded he went through exploding mortar rounds just to drag several of his comrades to safety.
Albanse, Lewis
He was order to provide security for the left flank of the platoon. He advanced 100 meters along the trench and killed 6 of the snipers who were actually armed with automatic weapons. He was extremely wounded when he approached and killed 2 more enemy soldiers.
Beasel, Albert E.
After hearing that a squad leader of his platoon was severely wounded he asked permission to retrieve him. after repeating his request three times permission was given. Beasel when to get the fellow solider and put him on his shoulders. He was shot and unfortunately immediately killed by the enemy.
When a machine gun fired at a range of 50 yards, it made it almost impossible for Adkinson's platoon to move forward. Adkinson rushed a crossed the 50 yards of open fire to kick the weapon from the parapet. At this point Adkinson had captured the three men manning the gun. This allowed his platoon to move forward.
Opinion
Adkinson, Joseph B.
All four soldiers showed great respect for their country. we think earning the medal of honor is not just sacrificing your life but showing great pride in their work and what they do.
Birthday: February 1, 1934
War: Vietnam war
Adkins, Bennie G.
Birthday: April 27, 1946
War: vietnam war
Albanse, Lewis
Adkinson, Joseph B.
January 1st, 1918- May 23rd 1965
Beasel, Albert E.
March 21st, 1890-September 27th, 1918
Honor
Courage
Patriotism
Valor
Honor
Courage
Patriotism
Valor
Honor
Courage
Patriotism
Valor
Honor
Courage
Patriotism
Valor
He showed honor by putting his life on the line so his men could move forward.
He showed courage by running across the 50 yards of open fire so his platoon could advance.
He showed patriotism by putting himself out there to help others.
He showed valor by going into a dangerous area that could potentially kill himself for his country.
He showed honor by trying to save a squad leader of his platoon.
He showed courage by going into '' heavy artillery, rifle,and machine gunfire'', to save his fellow soldiers.
He showed patriotism by trying to save another solider.
He showed valor by going into open fire to save another solider.
He showed honor by even though he was wounded he dragged several of his comrades to safety.
He showed courage by he exposing himself to sporadic sniper fire and carried his wounded comrades to camp dispensary.
He showed patriotism by for two days him and a small group of men fought their way out of the camp and evaded the Vietcong until they where rescued by a helicopter.
He showed valor by one morning within two hours he was the only man firing a mortar weapon.
He showed honor by heroism and supreme dedication to his comrades and country.
He showed courage by he killed six of the snipers who were armed with automatic weapons.
He showed patriotism by his unparalleled actions saved the lives of many members of the platoon.
He showed valor by he realized that his comrades were in danger so he aggressively moved into the ditch where their enemies were located.
World War I
World War I
Awarded 1919
Awarded in 1919
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