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Medal of Honnor

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Transcript of Medal of Honnor

Medal of Honor Winners
"our heroes"

OUR PREZI!!!!!!!
The Medal of Honor
An award given as the highest honor in all the armed forces, men and women have put there lives at stake in there job to win us our freedom but some only are given the award while many deserve it but are not around to tell there tale.this award represents the showmanship of Valor Bravery, and Sacrifice in the line of duty.
Background Info
Medal of Honor:

Given as the Highest award in the armed forces

originally only meant for the navy

less then 3500 people have been awarded the medal of honor

More of the award was given during the Civil War


James A. Campbell
Rank: Private
Company: Company A
Born: In New York
Division: U.S. Army

While his commands was retreating before numbers at Woodstock VA, He voluntarily rushed back with one companion and rescued his commanding Officer, who had been unhorsed and left behind.
William Campbell
Rank:
Private
Born:
26Th October 1874
Organization:
US Marine Corp.

On board the U.S.S. Marblehead during cutting of the cable leading from Cienfuehrs, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, campaign set an example of extraordinary bravery and coolness though this action
Geogre E. Day
Rank:

Major
Organization
:
US Air Force

Born:

24th Febuary, 1925

Geogre E. Day was a Major in the US Air Force who was shotdown and captured twice but never reveled any sesitive info to the enemy in Vietnam. When he was shot down he broke his right arm in 3 places and his knee was badly sprained. Later when he escaped the second time he suffered a gunshot wounded to the left thigh and hand.
David H. McNerney
Rank: First Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Born: 2nd of June

David H. McNerney was a First Segeant in the US Army who show sacrifce by running through the hail of enemy fire to the area of heaviest contact to help sucure a perimeter around the are of contact.
Questions
By: Parke Campbell & Aidan Matthews
Thank you
OUR GRADE
ALL QUESTIONS ARE excepted WE will ANSWER THEM TO THE BEST OF OUR ABILITY
Why are These People So Important?
because they show how people can show bravery, sacrifice and valor while serving for our country away from home.
Thank You
Thank You
Thank You
Thank You
OUR SOURCES:
www.medal.of.honor.org
www.CMOHS.org
www.google.com
www.wikipedia.com
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