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Breaching the Hindenburg Line during World War I broke the spirit of the German enemy, and Army Cpl. James Heriot’s brave actions helped make it happen.
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Nearly 45 years after Jose Rodela’s actions in Vietnam earned him the Distinguished Service Cross, his medal was upgraded to the nation’s highest – the Medal of Honor for his gallantry, intrepidity and heroism above and beyond the call of duty.

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Only 19 men to have received two Medal of Honors in its history. Maj. Gen. Smedley Butler was one of them. 
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Robert D. Booker spent the last minutes of his life helping Allied troops in North Africa defeat the enemy, a sacrifice that earned him the Medal of Honor.
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The first Navy Chaplain awarded the Medal of Honor comforted the wounded and helped prevent further damage after an attack on the USS Franklin.
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