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"Valor"- The US Medal of Honor
"A tribute to the United States' highest military honor, and to those few who rose "above and beyond the call of duty". Thanks for playing, and please rate if you have the time."
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The US Medal of Honor was passed into law and first awarded during which of the following wars?
The Revolutionary War
The Civil War
The War of 1812
The Spanish-American War
This World War I US Medal of Honor recipient, with 18 confirmed victories (2nd highest among U.S. Air Service pilots), had the nickname the "Arizona Balloon Buster".
2nd Lieutenant Erwin Bleckley
1st Lieutenant Harold Goettler
2nd Lieutenant Frank Luke Jr.
1st Lieutenant Edward Rickenbacker
Which successful movie star and US Medal of Honor recipient (with over 40 films to his credit), could at one time add "the most decorated United States combat soldier in United States military history" to his portfolio?
Jason Robards Jr.
Rear Admiral Issac C. Kidd was the first United States Navy flag officer killed during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, and was posthumously awarded the US Medal of Honor for his heroism and leadership. What battleship was Admiral Kidd stationed on at the time of the attack?
Over 3450 US Medals of Honor have been awarded since its creation, but there has been only a handful of multiple recipients. How many men have earned a second medal?
Mary E. Walker was the only woman (so far) to have been awarded the US MOH. In which war did she participate in?
World War I
John Finn (U.S. Navy, ret.), is listed as the oldest living recipient of the US Medal of Honor (98 years old as of July, 2007, and still alive at the time of this writing), of which of the following engagements?
The Battle of Midway
The attack on Pearl Harbor
The Invasion of Saipan
The Battle of Guadalcanal
Sergeant First Class Randall D. Shugart and Master Sergeant Gary I. Gordon (U.S. Army) were the first two soldiers to receive the US MOH post-Vietnam (both posthumously, and during the same campaign). What country were they in at the time of their engagement?
Which of the following is true regarding US Medal of Honor recipient Brigadier General Theodore Roosevelt Jr.?
He was one of only two sons of a U.S. President to receive the MOH.
He and his father were one of only two father/son duos to receive the MOH.
All of these are true
He and his father were the only President/son combination to receive the MOH..
While specific numbers vary depending on the reference, the United States Marine Corps were awarded approximately 84 US Medals of Honor during World War II. In which single battle did the Marines receive more than one quarter of their accumulated Medal totals?
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