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Sgt Lena Mae (Riggi) Basilone

Sgt Lena Mae (Riggi) Basilone, 1913-1999, Camp Pendleton field cook during World War II, and wife of WWII hero and Medal of Honor winner Marine Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone (1916-1945) | Women Marines Association #genealogy #military #veterans

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Medal of Honor: Allied Assault - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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US Army Special Forces soldier Roy Benavidez, Yaqui Indian (1935-1998). GI JOE action figure, Medal of Honor recipient .

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Desmond T. Doss - non-combatant who rescued 75 men, one at a time, while under fire while serving as a field medic in Okinawa in May 1945.

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The oldest and youngest Medal of Honor recipients together. Thank you; for the privilege of living FREE

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