Tag Archives: World War I

A Brooklyn Marine received two Medals of Honor for heroism a century ago, but he also used two different names during his service.
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A Navy pharmacist’s mate went beyond the call of duty twice to save his comrades’ lives.
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On May 15, 1918, Pvt. Henry Johnson, a member of the all-black N.Y. National Guard 369th Infantry Regiment, fought for his life against 20 German soldiers.
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Three WWI soldiers who risked everything to save stranded comrades in war-torn France earned the Medal of Honor together.
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The U.S. entered WWI 100 years ago. This MoH recipient played a pivotal role in our success.
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