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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
Dahlgren, Edward Carl14-03-191631-05-2006more
Dalessondro, Peter Joseph19-05-191815-10-1997more
Daly, Michael Joseph15-09-192425-07-2008more
Davila, Rudolph B.27-04-191626-01-2002more
Davis, Charles Willis21-02-191718-01-1991more
DeFranzo, Arthur Frederick20-03-191910-06-1944
DeGlopper, Charles Neilans30-11-192109-06-1944more
Deleau, Emile Jr.28-06-192302-01-1945
Dervishian, Ernest Herbert10-08-191623-05-1984
Desiderio, Reginald Benjamin (US Army)12-09-191827-11-1950more
Diamond, James H.22-04-192514-05-1945
Dietz, Robert H.22-01-192129-03-1945
Donovan, William Joseph "Wild Bill"01-01-188308-02-1959more
Doolittle, James Harold "Jimmy"14-12-189627-09-1993more
Doss, Desmond Thomas07-02-191923-03-2006more
Drowley, Jesse Ray19-09-191920-05-1996
Dunham, Russell E.23-02-192006-04-2009more
Dutko, John W.24-10-191623-05-1944

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