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Audie Murphy (1928-1971) Lieut. U.S. Army. 1942-45. WW II. Enlisting as a Pvt he was later commissioned for heroism. Awards incl 33 U.S. medals (including 2 Silver and 2 Bronze Stars, 3 Purple Hearts, the Distinguished Service Cross, and the Medal of Honor), 5 from France, and 1 from Belgium. He attained the rank of major in the Texas Nat’l Guard in 1956 and retired from the Army Reserves in 1969. He starred in 44 movie films.

Audie Murphy received every U. decoration for valor available to Army ground personnel at the time. He earned the Silver Star twice in three days, two Bronze Star Medals, three Purple Hearts, the Distinguished Service Cross, and the Medal of Honor.

Audie Murphy. The most decorated soldier in U.S Military History

Audie Murphy - a real American hero.most decorated soldier in Killed in a plane crash after the war. He starred in the movie of his life.

Most decorated Veteran of WWII. If you haven't seen "To Hell and Back: The story of Audie Murphy" do it. Amazing what this kid did, and he played himself in the film.

Audie Murphy, native Texan, movie star, and most decorated WWII veteran.

German prisoners of war

Some of the 97 German prisoners captured by the British forces in Egypt in a raid on Tel El Eisa, Egypt, on September

A rare photo of Captain Ronald Reagan during World War II

A rare photo of Captain Ronald Reagan during World War II. He was disqualified from combat because of poor eyesight. He spent the war making training films.

Jimmy Stewart was promoted to brigadier general on 7/23/59 while serving in the United States Air Force Reserve.

In real life, James Stewart was a decorated WW II bomber pilot. Stewart flew 20 bombing missions over Germany including one over Berlin-after wrangling combat duty when commanders would have preferred to use a movie star for morale building work at home.

Keep your Red Cross at his side. Give! Vintage Red Cross WWII poster, circa 1944.

Keep Your Red Cross at His Side

Keep your Red Cross at his side. Vintage Red Cross WWII poster, circa The poster shows a sailor wearing a life vest. Illustrated by John Franklin Whitman, Jr.

Don Rickles (1926- ) Seaman 1st Class USN 1941-46 WW II. Enlisted in the Navy after high school graduation. Served on the USS Cyrene, a torpedo boat tender, in the Pacific.  Stand-up comic and actor in more than two dozen films but best remembered as an “insult” comic, frequent guest on the Johnny Carson Show, and in title role of TV’s “C.P.O. Sharkey” (above photo) 1976-78.

Don Rickles ) Seaman Class USN WW II. Enlisted in the Navy after high school graduation. Stand-up comic and actor in more than two dozen films but best remembered as an “insult” comic, frequent guest on the Johnny Carson Show.

Worth the long pin. We need more men with hero's hearts, and less boys with "swag".  All Americans---look to this man. Never leave a man behind. What a hero and great soldier! Thank you sir for your duty!

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Worth the long pin. We need more men with hero's hearts, and less boys with "swag". All Americans---look to this man. What a hero and great soldier! Thank you sir and God bless

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