who was awarded the congressional medal of honor for his defense of an important hill
Why was Lawrence M. Peters awarded the Congressional Medal Of Honor for his service in Vietnam?
World War 1: 124 awardedWorld War 2: 464 awardedVietnam: 246 awardedBringing a total of 834 medals awarded.
SSG Romesha was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Five Medals of Honor have been awarded, all posthumously, since September 11th, 2001.
It was 63 percent.
96 US Medals of Honor were awarded for WWI service.
432 Medals of Honor were awarded in WWII, but long after the end of the war, a group of 10 or so black WWII soldiers (some posthumously) were added to that number. They were given lesser awards because during the war the US Army was segregated, and as a result, no black Americans were awarded the MOH.
She was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal.
There is no limit. However, since the Medal of Honor is reserved for only the most profound actions far beyond gallantry of others, it is rarely awarded.