Medal of Honor by: Eric Loll and Thomas DeNicola
Maynard Smith Medal of Honor Desciption GuidelinesMedal of Honor is the highest award for valor in • while engaged in an action against an enemy ofaction against an enemy force which can be the U.Sbestowed upon an individual serving in the armedservices if the United States and is given by the • while engaged in military operations involvingPresident of the U.S. conflict with a(n) foreign force • while serving with friendly forces and engaged by a(n) alien force President Lincoln approved the bill created by Senator Henry Wilson of Massachusetts
George E. Albee• Indian War Campaigns• First Lieutentant• U.S. Army• Brazos River ( October 28, 1869 )• He and his patriot took on 11 indians and drove them off a vital hill territory
William Spicer• War with Spain• Gunner’s Mate First Class• U.S. Navy• Gaumtanomo Bay ( July 26 & 27, 1898 )• Disabled 27 mines by himself and allowed his team to move in safely for a critical mission ahead
Louis Cukela• World War I• Sargeant• Marine Corps.• Viller-Cotterets, France ( July 18, 1918 )• Disobeyed his orders and went to capture many machine gunners by himself against the enemy
Thomas E. Atkins• World War 2• Private First Class• U.S. Army• Villa Verde Trail, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 10 March 1945• Him and his comrades were attacked in the middle of the night by two companies of Japs, despite their heavy artillery and getting shot and both of his companions getting killed, he fought back forced them to retreat.
Edward A. Bennet• World War 2• Corporal• U.S. Army• Heckhuscheid, Germany, February 1945• While on patrol in Heckhuschied, Germany, him and his company undertook heavy machinegun fire pinning them down in a house. Later he stealthily crawled behind the machine gunners killing 7 just with his .45 pistol.