Tag Archives: Korea

Army 2nd Lt. Lee Hartell could have run from the enemy in Korea. Instead, he chose to have his troops fire as insurgents closed in on him.
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Navy Lt. John Koelsch volunteered to fly a helicopter in bad weather into enemy territory in Korea to save a fellow service member, and it earned him the Medal of Honor.
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Army Pfc. Joseph Rodriguez wasn’t happy when his squad was pinned down by enemy fire, so he did something about it. His actions earned him the Medal of Honor.
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Air Force Maj. Charles Loring’s plane was hit numerous times by enemy fire in Korea. Instead of saving himself, he did the unthinkable.
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Navy Hospital Corpsman joined the service to help saves lives. He did that in exchange for his own.
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