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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.

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
Tanouye, Ted Takayuki14-11-191906-09-1944more
Terry, Seymour W.11-12-191811-05-1945
Thomas, Charles Leroy17-04-192015-02-1980
Thomas, William H.02-01-192322-04-1945more
Thompson, Max21-07-192230-11-1996
Thorne, Horace Marvin "Buddy"29-09-191821-12-1944
Thorson, John Friestad10-05-192028-10-1944
Tominac, John Joseph29-04-192211-07-1998
Towle, John Roderick19-10-192421-09-1944
Treadwell, Jack LeMaster31-03-191912-12-1977more
Truemper, Walter Edward31-10-191820-02-1944
Turner, Day G.02-09-192108-02-1945
Turner, George Benton27-06-189929-06-1963
Turner, William Bradford00-00-189227-09-1918