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1st LT George Cannon USMC, was the first Marine in WWII to receive the Medal of Honor. Though mortally wounded, he refused to leave his post and bled to death.

Col. John H. Glenn, Jr., U.S. Marine Corps 1941-65 WW II, Korean War. Corsair Fighter Pilot. Astronaught. Earned five Distinguished Flying Crosses, six Air Medals, and Congressional Space Medal of Honor. U.S. Senator (D-OH) 1974-99.

First Lieutenant Harvey C. Barnum, Jr. US Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient Operation Harvest Moon at Ky Phu, Quang Tin Province, Vietnam December 18, 1965.

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The White Death - Imgur

The White Death - Imgur

Generalfeldmarschall August von Mackensen, officer in the German Army. Wearing the Totenkopf (skull and cross bones) which was part of German military gear since the 18th century.