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Medal of Honor Citation: Alexander Bonnyman, Jr.

Medal of Honor Citation: Alexander Bonnyman, Jr. Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Marine Corps Reserves. Born: 2 May 1910, Atlanta, Ga. Accredited to: New Mexico. Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty as Executive Officer of the 2d Battalion Shore Party, 8th […]

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Medal of Honor Citation: Cecil H. Bolton

Medal of Honor Citation: Cecil H. Bolton Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Company E, 413th Infantry, 104th Infantry Division. Place and date: Mark River, Holland, 2 November 1944. Entered service at: Huntsville, Ala. Birth: Crawfordsville, Fla. G.O. No.: 74, 1 September 1945. Citation: As leader of the weapons platoon of Company E, 413th […]

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Medal of Honor Citation: Paul L. Bolden

Medal of Honor Citation: Paul L. Bolden Rank and organization: Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company 1, 120th Infantry, 30th Infantry Division. Place and date: Petit-Coo, Belgium, 23 December 1944. Entered service at: Madison, Ala. Birth: Hobbes Island, Iowa. G.O. No.: 73, 30 August 1945. Citation: He voluntarily attacked a formidable enemy strong point in Petit-Coo, […]

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Medal of Honor Citation: Orville Emil Bloch

Medal of Honor Citation: Orville Emil Bloch Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, Company E, 338th Infantry,. Place and date: Near Firenzuola, Italy, 22 September 1944. Entered service at: Streeter, N. Dak. Birth: Big Falls, Wis. G.O. No.: 9, 10 February 1945. Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at risk of life above and […]

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Medal of Honor Citation: Arnold L. Bjorklund

Medal of Honor Citation: Arnold L. Bjorklund Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, 36th Infantry Division. Place and date: Near Altavilla, Italy, 13 September 1943. Entered service at: Seattle, Wash. Birth: Clinton, Wash. G.O. No.: 73, 6 September 1944. Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life above and beyond the […]

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Medal of Honor Citation: Elmer Charles Bigelow

Medal of Honor Citation: Elmer Charles Bigelow Rank and organization: Watertender First Class, U.S. Naval Reserve. Born: 12 July 1920, Hebron, 111. Accredited to: Illinois. Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving on board the U.S.S. Fletcher during action against enemy […]

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Medal of Honor Citation: Melvin E. Biddle

Medal of Honor Citation: Melvin E. Biddle Rank and organization: Private First Class, U.S. Army, Company B, 517th Parachute Infantry Regiment. Place and date: Near Soy, Belgium, 23-24 December 1944. Entered service at: Anderson, Ind. Birth: Daleville, Ind. G.O. No.: 95, 30 October 1945. Citation: He displayed conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the […]

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Medal of Honor Citation: Willibald C. Bianchi

Medal of Honor Citation: Willibald C. Bianchi Rank and organization: First Lieutenant, U.S. Army, 45th Infantry, Philippine Scouts. Place and date: Near Bagac, Bataan Province, Philippine Islands, 3 February 1942. Entered service at: New Ulm, Minn. Birth: New Ulm, Minn. G.O. No.: 11, 5 March 1942. Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond […]

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Medal of Honor Citation: Arthur O. Beyer

Medal of Honor Citation: Arthur O. Beyer Rank and organization: Corporal, U.S. Army, Company C, 603d Tank Destroyer Battalion. Place and date: Near Arloncourt, Belgium, 15 January 1945. Entered service at: St. Ansgar, Iowa. Born: 20 May 1909, Rock Township, Mitchell County, Iowa. G.O. No.: 73, 30 August 1945. Citation: He displayed conspicuous gallantry in […]

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Medal of Honor Citation: Vito R. Bertoldo

Medal of Honor Citation: Vito R. Bertoldo Rank and organization: Master Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company A, 242d Infantry, 42d Infantry Division. Place and date: Hatten, France, 9-10 January 1945. Entered service at: Decatur, 111. Born: 1 December 1916, Decatur, 111. G.O. No.: 5, 10 January 1946. Citation: He fought with extreme gallantry while guarding 2 […]

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