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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
NameDate of birthDate of deathAwards
Baesel, Albert Edward21-03-189027-09-1918
Baker, Addison Earl01-01-190701-08-1943
Baker, Thomas Alexander25-06-191612-07-1944
Baker, Vernon Joseph17-12-191913-07-2010more
Barfoot, Van Thomas15-06-191902-03-2012more
Barger, Charles Denver03-06-189225-11-1936more
Barkley, David Bennes31-03-189909-11-1918
Barrett, Carlton William24-11-191903-05-1986
Beaudoin, Raymond Ovila00-00-191806-04-1945
Bell, Bernard Pious29-12-191108-01-1971
Bender, Stanley31-10-190922-06-1994
Benjamin, George, Jr.24-04-191921-12-1944
Bennett, Edward A.11-02-192002-05-1983more
Bertoldo, Vito R.01-12-191623-07-1966
Beyer, Arthur Otto20-05-190916-02-1965
Bianchi, Willibald C.12-03-191503-02-1942
Biddle, Melvin E. "Bud"28-11-192316-12-2010more
Bjorklund, Arnold L.14-04-191828-11-1979
Bloch, Orville Emil10-02-191528-05-1983
Bolden, Paul Luther15-06-192221-05-1979
Bolton, Cecil Hamilton07-10-190822-01-1965
Bong, Richard Ira24-09-192006-08-1945more
Booker, Robert D.11-07-192009-04-1943
Boyce, George W.G., Jr.00-00-191623-07-1944
Briles, Herschel Floyd07-02-191417-07-1994
Britt, Maurice Lee "Footsie"29-06-191926-11-1995more
Brittin, Nelson Vogel31-10-192007-03-1951
Brostrom, Leonard C.23-11-191928-10-1944
Brown, Bobbie Evan, Jr.02-09-190308-11-1971more
Burke, Francis Xavier "Frank"29-09-191806-09-1988more
Burr, Elmer J.11-05-190824-12-1943
Burr, Herbert Hoover "Doc"13-09-192008-02-1990
Burt, James Montross18-07-191715-02-2006
Butts, John Edward04-08-192223-07-1944more

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