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Japanese Prisoner

Mass Surrender Of Japanese Troops Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands 25 June-3 July 45

Raw video with added music. Large group of Japanese prisoners in compound, Prisoners struggle to get water from water cans, Prisoners in compound eating “K” rations, Prisoner is treated by US medics outside of tent. Two trucks loaded with prisoners move toward and away from camera, Facial studies of prisoners in trucks, Prisoners are counted […]

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Navy Medal of Honor

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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Cecil H. Bolton

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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Army Medal of Honor

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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Army Medal of Honor

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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Army Medal of Honor

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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Navy Medal of Honor

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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