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Congressional medal of honor 2 michaelaKELLY

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  • 1. World war II Rank: Second Lieutenant Organization: U.S. ArmyPlace / Date: Oberhoffen, France, 11 February 1945 He led the 3d Platoon to the rescue of a similar unit which had been surrounded in an enemycounterattack at Oberhoffen, France. In the face of machine pistol and rif le fire, he ran toward the building, hurled a grenade through the door, andblasted his way inside with his gun. This aggressive attack so rattled the Germans that all 8 men who held the strongpoint immediately surrendered.
  • 2. World War II Rank: Corporal Organization: U.S. Marine CorpsPlace / Date: Mount Yaetake on Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 16 April 1945 For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at therisk of his life above and beyond the call of duty as a squad leader serving with the 1st Battalion, 4th Marines, 6th Marine Division, in action against enemy Japanese forces, during the final assault against Mount Yaetake on Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands, 16 April 1945.

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