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Congressional medal of honor


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Congressional medal of honor

  1. 1. By: Kendal MartinezJacy BrownPeriod: 1st
  2. 2.  It is an award given to soldiers of the U.S. military that display determination, bravery, and leadership during their service. 3 guidelines:1. They had to be in action against American enemy.2. They must be in military operations involving conflict.3. They have to be serving with friendly forces against enemy forces. The medal of honor was signed on July 12th, 1862 by President Abraham Lincoln.
  3. 3.  James BrownRank: SergeantBranch: U.S. ArmyDate/Location: DavidsonCanyon near CampCrittenden, Arizona, August 27, 1872Reason: He was incommand of adetachment of four menthat defeated a superiorforce.
  4. 4.  Samuel TriplettRank: ordinary seamanBranch: U.S. NavyDate/Location: July27, 1898, GuatanamoBay, CubaReason: He disabled 27contact mines duringthe war.
  5. 5.  Wardlaw MilesRank: CaptainBranch: U.S ArmyDate/Location: Sept.14th, 1918 nearReveillon, FranceReason: He successfullycut a path through wire tothe enemy’s trench. Hewas wounded fivetimes, but continued tolead his troop.
  6. 6.  Lucian AdamsRank: Staff SergeantBranch of service: U.S. ArmyDate/Location: October 28, 1944; near St. Die, FranceReason: He dispatched a group of Germans in the woods to reopen a supply line to the isolated battalion. He dodged hand grenades and machine gun fire and in the end killed 9 Germans for himself.
  7. 7.  Robert Eugene BushRank: Hospital Apprentice 1st ClassBranch: U.S. NavyDate/Location: May 2, 1945; Okinawa Jima, Ryukyu IslandsReason: He treated wounded patient one after another despite Japanese attacks. For example he continued to give blood plasma to a wounded soldier without regards to his own wounds.