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Medal of Honor Plaque for Douglas MacArthur affixed to MacArthur barracks, West Point, NY

Medal of Honor Plaque for Douglas MacArthur affixed to MacArthur barracks, West Point, NY

Lt General-Jimmy Doolittle-Congressional Medal of Honor receipient-WW-II, Raid on Japan

Lt General-Jimmy Doolittle-Congressional Medal of Honor receipient-WW-II, Raid on Japan

Mitchell Red Cloud Jr. Medal of Honor (back)

Mitchell Red Cloud Jr. Medal of Honor (back)

A Choctaw from Mississippi, and a Second Lieutenant in the Thunderbirds. On 23 May 1944, during the breakout from Anzio to Rome, Barfoot knocked out two machine gun nests and captured 17 German soldiers. Later that same day, he repelled a German tank assault, destroyed a Nazi fieldpiece and while returning to camp carried two wounded commanders to safety.

A Choctaw from Mississippi, and a Second Lieutenant in the Thunderbirds. On 23 May 1944, during the breakout from Anzio to Rome, Barfoot knocked out two machine gun nests and captured 17 German soldiers. Later that same day, he repelled a German tank assault, destroyed a Nazi fieldpiece and while returning to camp carried two wounded commanders to safety.

Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor

This rare Tiffany Cross variant of the Medal of Honor was earned by Marine First Lieutenant Christian Schilt. Schilt served in WWI, the Banana Wars, WWII, and Korea.   His Medal of Honor citation follows:  Citation: During the progress of an insurrection at Quilali, Nicaragua, 6, 7, and 8 January 1928, 1st Lt. Schilt, then a member of a marine expedition which had suffered severe losses in killed and wounded, volunteered under almost impossible conditions to evacuate the wounded by air and…

This rare Tiffany Cross variant of the Medal of Honor was earned by Marine First Lieutenant Christian Schilt. Schilt served in WWI, the Banana Wars, WWII, and Korea. His Medal of Honor citation follows: Citation: During the progress of an insurrection at Quilali, Nicaragua, 6, 7, and 8 January 1928, 1st Lt. Schilt, then a member of a marine expedition which had suffered severe losses in killed and wounded, volunteered under almost impossible conditions to evacuate the wounded by air and…

During WW1 Gatsby was fighting in a battle and ran up behind enemy lines.  With this act of valor he was awarded for Valour Extraordinary.

During WW1 Gatsby was fighting in a battle and ran up behind enemy lines. With this act of valor he was awarded for Valour Extraordinary.

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