World War II

Looking for a career change? In the military, there’s always a chance you can try out something completely different.
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This MoH recipient spent more than two hours flying a damaged World War II bomber with one hand on the controls and the other on his injured copilot, who was fighting his every move.
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Ted White stunt-doubled for John Wayne after battling his way through Iwo Jima in WWII. He also played Jason in the movie that made Friday the 13th a big deal.
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Army Pvt. Barney Hajiro proved his devotion to the U.S. during World War II when he repeatedly put his life on the line while fighting in Europe.
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During Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, we honor one of the most storied units in U.S. military history.
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