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America"s most decorated soldier in World War II

Boven.

America"s most decorated soldier in World War II

Matt Urban

by Boven.

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Published by Boven Publishing in Spring Lake, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban, Matt, -- 1919-1995,
  • United States. -- Army -- Biography,
  • Soldiers -- United States -- Biography,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMatt Urban
    Statementby Robert W. Boven.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 233 p. :
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15515777M
    ISBN 100971210500
    OCLC/WorldCa47999647

    Chips – Most decorated dog of World War II. (Credits: U.S. National Archives) Chips suffered powder burns and a scalp wound from the pistol fired at close range. Medics treated Chips and released him to Rowell later that day. That night, while on guard duty Chips alerted Rowell of an infiltration attempt by ten Italian soldiers. He would return to action in with special permission from the president. It was while serving in Vietnam that Hooper proved why he would later become the most decorated American soldier of all time. One of the most noteworthy of all of Hooper’s battles took place on February 21st, , in Hue, South Vietnam.

      Audie Murphy, one of the most decorated soldiers of World War II, was awarded almost every ribbon and medal available. His name can be found on a . Fellow soldier, and World War II veteran, David Hackworth stayed in the service and gained more awards. David Hackworth of California is now considered America's most decorated soldier with 90 decorations, citations and awards.

    The Most decorated American Soldier of World War II Via A Large Regular, we run across the astonishing story of MSG Lewellyn Chilson. The citation for his second Distinguished Service Cross reads like it should be a movie script:Author: Borepatch. Published in , The Price of Valor is an easy to read biography of Audie L. Murphy, who was- all at the same time- a movie star, an irresponsible gambler, emotionally unstable, and the most decorated American soldier of World War II. Between his birth in and premature death in an airplane accident in , Smith paints Murphy as a man whose courage on the battlefield created the /5.


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He received over a dozen personal decorations for combat from the U.S. Army, including seven Purple : Arlington National Cemetery. The Audie L. Murphy Memorial Website is dedicated to the preservation, memory, honor, and history of the late Audie L. Murphy, America's most decorated combat soldier of World War II and famous movie star.

It is sponsored by the Audie Murphy Research Foundation (AMRF). Over million men and women served in the armed forces during World War II, of whomdied in battle,died from other causes, andwere wounded.

The introduction to the memorial on the website says, "The memory of America's World War II generation is preserved within the. Seventy years after U.S. soldier Audie Murphy went “To Hell and Back” and earned the Medal of Honor, learn the story behind one of the most astonishing battlefield actions of World War II.

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