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Leopold Lamb and

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Transcript of Leopold Lamb and

Willie
Jonhston
VALOR
great courage in the face of danger, especially in battle:

Leopolod Lamb and Christian Ahmed
HONOR
Melvine E Biddle
William Jonhston was a brave,couragous young boy who showed valor and patriotism.During the Civil War when all the drummers dropped their instruments,Willie saved his drum and when the soldiers saw he was the only one holding a drum they rewarded him by letting him play for the whole platoon.He was later rewarded with the Medal of Honor when he was 13.This made him the youngest medal of honor recipient.
Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Army, Battery C, 2d Battalion, 4th Artillery, 9th Infantry Division. Place and date: West of Cai Lay, Republic of Vietnam, 18 November 1967. Entered service at: Indianapolis, Ind. Born: 1 November 1946, Dayton, Ohio. Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life and beyond the call of duty. Sgt. Davis (then PFc.) distinguished himself during the early morning hours while serving as a cannoneer with Battery C, at a remote fire support base. At approximately 0200 hours, the fire support base was under heavy enemy mortar attack. Simultaneously, an estimated reinforced Viet Cong battalion launched a fierce ground assault upon the fire support base. The attacking enemy drove to within 25 meters of the friendly positions. Only a river separated the Viet Cong from the fire support base. Detecting a nearby enemy position, Sgt. Davis seized a machinegun and provided covering fire for his guncrew, as they attempted to bring direct artillery fire on the enemy. Despite his efforts, an enemy recoilless rifle round scored a direct hit upon the artillery piece
SAMMY LEE DAVIS
Melvine E Biddle was born in Daleville ind. He was sent toight in the war 10/30/1945 during his time in the war he showed great amount of valor and courage in the war he showaed courage byaggressively penetrated a densely wooded area, advanced 400 yards until he came within range of intense enemy rifle fire, and within 20 yards of enemy positions killed 3 snipers with unerring marksmanship. Courageously continuing his advance an additional 200 yards, he discovered a hostile machinegun position and dispatched its 2 occupants. he showed patriotism by When night fell, he scouted enemy positions alone for several hours and returned with valuable information which enabled our attacking infantry and armor to knock out 2 enemy tanks. he is a gat exsampl of a medal of honer respiant
courage
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