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The medal of honor


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The medal of honor

  1. 1. The Medal of Honor
  2. 2. John BasiloneConflict: World War IIRank: SergeantBranch of Service: U.S. Marine CorpsDate: October 25, 1942Location: Guadalcanal, Solomon IslandsFor extraordinary heroism and conspicuous in action against enemy forces.His great personal valor and courageous initiative were in keeping the highest traditions at the U.S Naval Services
  3. 3. Herschel F. BrilesConflict: World War IIRank: Staff SergeantBranch of service: U.S. ArmyDate: November 20, 1944Location: Sclurnenscel, GermanyLeading a platoon of destroyers across an exposed slopewhen they come under heavy enemy artillery fire. He isresponsible for forcing the surrender of 55Germans, making possible the salvage of ourvehicles, and saving the lives of wounded comrades.