November 1942

Decorations

Volume 26, Issue 4
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Congress has enacted legislation providing for following medals: Medal of Honor, to any person who while in the naval service of the United States shall in action involving actual conflict with the enemy or in the line of his profession distinguish himself conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty and without detriment to the mission of his command or the command to which attached; Navy Cross, to any person who, while serving in any capacity with the Naval Service of the United States, distinguishes himself by extraordinary heroism

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