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Medal of Honor - Army (MoH)

This decoration was instituted by Congress in July 1862 for the Army. Eligible are officers and enlisted men of the Army and the Army Air Corps and the decoration is awarded for 'bravery in action involving actual conflict with the enemy' and then only to those who distinguish themselves conspiciously. The medal is different for each Service.

Army
A bronze, five-pointed star resting on a laurel wreath, enamelled green. On each ray of the star is a green oak leaf. In the centre of the star, the head of Minerva in a circle with the inscription: 'The United States of America' The medal is suspended from a bar with the inscription 'valor'. On top of the bar is an eagle with wings spread.
The reverse of the bar shows the inscription 'The Congress to....(name of the recipient). The ribbon is light blue with thirteen white stars, representing the states from which the Union was originally formed.

Grid List
Dahlgren, Edward Carl* March 14th, 1916
May 31st, 2006

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Dalessondro, Peter Joseph* May 19th, 1918
October 15th, 1997

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Daly, Michael Joseph* September 15th, 1924
July 25th, 2008

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Davila, Rudolph B.* April 27th, 1916
January 26th, 2002

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Davis, Charles Willis* February 21st, 1917
January 18th, 1991

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DeFranzo, Arthur Frederick* March 20th, 1919
June 10th, 1944

DeGlopper, Charles Neilans* November 30th, 1921
June 9th, 1944

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Deleau, Emile Jr.* June 28th, 1923
January 2nd, 1945
Plot: D 

Dervishian, Ernest Herbert* August 10th, 1916
May 23rd, 1984

Desiderio, Reginald Benjamin (US Army)* September 12th, 1918
November 27th, 1950

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Diamond, James H.* April 22nd, 1925
May 14th, 1945

Dietz, Robert H.* January 22nd, 1921
March 29th, 1945
Plot: 6 Grave: 12

Donovan, William Joseph "Wild Bill"* January 1st, 1883
February 8th, 1959

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Doolittle, James Harold "Jimmy"* December 14th, 1896
September 27th, 1993

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Doss, Desmond Thomas* February 7th, 1919
March 23rd, 2006

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Drowley, Jesse Ray* September 19th, 1919
May 20th, 1996

Dunham, Russell E.* February 23rd, 1920
April 6th, 2009

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Dutko, John W.* October 24th, 1916
May 23rd, 1944
Plot: DSC Grave: 1

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