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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
Mabry, George Lafayette, Jr.14-09-191713-07-1990more
MacArthur, Douglas "Gaijin Shogun"26-01-188005-04-1964more
MacGillivary, Charles Andrew17-01-191724-06-2000more
Magrath, John David04-07-192414-04-1945
Mandusich, Jake Allex13-07-188728-08-1959more
Mann, Joe Eugene08-07-192218-09-1944more
Martinez, Joe Pantillion27-07-192026-05-1943
Mathies, Archibald03-06-191820-02-1944
Mathis, Jack W.25-09-192118-03-1943
Maxwell, Robert Dale26-10-192011-05-2019more
May, Martin O.18-04-192221-04-1945
Mayfield, Melvin24-03-191919-09-1990
McCall, Thomas Edward09-05-191619-09-1965more
McCarter, Lloyd G.11-05-191702-02-1956
McGaha, Charles L.26-02-191408-08-1984more
McGarity, Vernon01-12-192121-05-2013
McGee, William D.00-00-192318-03-1945more
McGill, Troy A.15-07-191404-03-1944
McGraw, Francis Xavier29-04-191819-11-1944
McGuire, Thomas Buchanan, Jr. "Tommy"01-08-192007-01-1945more
McKinney, John Randolph "Mac"26-02-192104-04-1997
McVeigh, John Joseph26-09-192129-08-1944
McWhorter, William A.07-12-191805-12-1944
Meagher, John William05-12-191714-04-1996
Merli, Gino Joseph13-05-192411-06-2002
Merrell, Joseph Frederick21-08-192618-04-1945
Messerschmidt, Harold O. (US Army)20-10-192317-09-1944
Metzger, William Edward, Jr.09-02-192209-11-1944
Michael, Edward Stanley02-05-191810-05-1994more
Michael, Harry J.13-03-192214-03-1945
Miller, Andrew11-08-191629-11-1944
Millett, Lewis Lee, Sr. "Red"15-12-192014-11-2009more
Mills, James Henry02-05-192311-11-1973
Minick, John Wilson14-06-190821-11-1944
Minue, Nicholas13-03-190528-04-1943
Monteith, James Walter "Jimmie" Jr.01-07-191706-06-1944
Montgomery, Jack Cleveland23-07-191711-06-2002
Moon, Harold Herman, Jr.15-03-192121-10-1944
Morgan, John Cary "Red"24-08-191417-01-1991more
Moskala, Edward J.06-11-192109-04-1945
Moto, Kaoru25-04-191726-08-1992more
Mower, Charles E.29-11-192403-11-1944
Muller, Joseph E.23-06-190816-05-1945
Munemori, Sadao S.17-08-192205-04-1945
Muranaga, Kiyoshi K.16-02-192226-06-1944
Murphy, Audie Leon20-06-192428-05-1971more
Murphy, Frederick C.27-07-191819-03-1945more
Murray, Charles P., Jr.26-09-192112-08-2011more

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