Tag Archives: Korea

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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This Japanese-American joined the U.S. Army during World War II, but it wasn’t until Korea that his valor and devotion were recognized by all.
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Gunfire and grenades didn’t stop Army Sgt. Cornelius Charlton from repeatedly charging a hill during battle in Korea.
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