Dipprasad Pun was awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross for his bravery during the Afghan War
George Arthur Knowland was awarded the Victoria Cross for running ammunition during WWII
25 World War II Heroes Who Put Their Lives On The Line
Matt Urban was considered to be the US Army’s most combat decorated soldier of with over a dozen medals
WWII Highest Ranking US Marine Fighter Pilot "Ace" Joe Foss Original Press Photo
Joseph Foss, highest-ranking "Ace" of WWII and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, describes one of his air battles for reporters in a press interview at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.
Here we see American General Benedict Arnold (at left) showing secret documents to British Major John Andre. In this early drawing depicting their .
Monica Lin Brown is a United States Army medic who became the second woman since World War II to receive the Silver Star, the United States’ third-highest medal for valour.
Ira Hamilton Hayes, also known as Chief Falling Cloud, was part of the group that raised the American flag at Iwo Jima
Eric Charles Twelves Wilson VC with the rank of temporary major, serving as adjutant of the Long Range Desert Group, 1942
Marine Corps pilot Joe Foss had 26 aerial kills in World War II equaling the record Eddie Rickenbacker set in World War I. Like Rickenbacker, Foss was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor and earned the nickname “ace of aces.
Hans Scholl and his younger sister, Sophie, both became committed anti-Nazis.On February Hans, Sophie and Probst were found guilty of treason and sentenced to death.
John Franklin Bolt May 1921 – 8 Sept. US Marine Corps (USMC) First Lt. Bolt, Marine Fighter Squadron 214 "Black Sheep" taken at Vella La Vella, December 1943 as he stands in front of a USMC Corsair. He is an Ace Pilot credited with 6 kills.