Top 10 Astounding Actions to Earn a Medal of Honor

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  1. Negative Creep

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    Very interesting NC!!:thumbright: Thanks for sharing!:cool:
     
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    Some great stuff there of some amazing individuals. Some of the comments were pretty effed up. After I read a few of the comments that were clearly written by fools, I realized that the stories above those comments were about men that the comment posters will never be half of and left it at that.

    Those 10 guys were incredibly brave, and in a lot of cases, incredibly lucky. To run through a hail of bullets to take out emplacements or drag your buddy back is noble and brave, but you have to wonder how many tried the same thing and were cut down quickly.

    Here's to the ones that had the meddle and the nerve to get through some harrowing experiences that hopefully none of us will ever have to see. :salute:
     
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    Great link!
     
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    Great link NC! Though now I feel we have to find a link for the top ten VC winners, for our friends across the pond. :)
     
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    That one about Funk is wild. #9 on the list.
     
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    The MOH citations never cease to amaze me!

    Brave men all! :salute:

    TO
     
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    Wow
    those are pretty hair-raising accounts, some serious above-and-beyond going on there
     
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    The story of Roy P. Benavidez was amazing!
     
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    Very interesting. Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Great post!
     
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    Wow... Just, wow.
     
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    If I had my book collection with me I'd look into submitting one of my own
     
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    Absolutely amazing! I do not think there is anything else that can be said.

    :salute:
     
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    I have a book at home by Max Arthur called "Profiles of Courage." It discusses all of the VC citations from the Crimean War to the Present Day. I can look for it next time I go home.
     
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    Annnnndddd what book don't you have? There's at least five bookshelf's with all your books.
     
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    Well, its more like six (don't forget the bookshelf in the garage), but hey, whose counting? :D
     
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