2011 at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. The eagle landed on the grave of Sgt Maurice Ruch, US Army Air Corps. A noted rifle marksman, he was stationed in the Aleutian Islands, served four years in the military, and earned a bronze star.
The Bronze Star Medal (BSM or BSV) is an award presented to United States Armed Forces personnel for bravery, acts of merit or meritorious service. When awarded for combat heroism it is awarded with a V device for Valor. It is the fourth highest combat award of the Armed Forces. Originally created in February of 1944, this medal was retroactively awarded to many WWII veterans.
After the attack on Pearl Harbor, Colonel Ruby Bradley was captured by the Japanese in the Philippines. After her capture, Bradley continued to work as a nurse in POW camps until She is the most-decorated woman in US military history.
Henry Fonda enlisted in the Navy to fight in World War II, saying, “I don’t want to be in a fake war in a studio.” Previously, he and James Stewart had helped raise funds for the defense of Britain. Fonda served for three years, initially as a.
Annie G. Fox was the first woman to receive the Purple Heart for combat. She served as the chief nurse in the Army American Hero!Nurse Corps at Hickam Field during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, on December