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Technical Sergeant Van Barfoot, one of the most significant Native American heroes of World War II, was awarded the Medal of Honor while in the field in Épinal, France, on September 28, 1944. He received this recognition for his actions on May 23, 1944, when he led his unit through enemy minefields near Carano, Italy, destroying several positions and capturing others.  Born June 15, 1919 and died March 2, 2012.  Hero!

Technical Sergeant Van Barfoot, one of the most significant Native American heroes of World War II, was awarded the Medal of Honor while in the field in Épinal, France, on September 28, 1944. He received this recognition for his actions on May 23, 1944, when he led his unit through enemy minefields near Carano, Italy, destroying several positions and capturing others. Born June 15, 1919 and died March 2, 2012. Hero!

In spite of being shot eight times, Mitchell Red Cloud, Jr. ordered his men to tie him to a tree so he could keep fighting, action for which he received the Medal of Honor. Red Cloud was the third of four Native Americans to be awarded the Medal of Honor in Korea.✯

In spite of being shot eight times, Mitchell Red Cloud, Jr. ordered his men to tie him to a tree so he could keep fighting, action for which he received the Medal of Honor. Red Cloud was the third of four Native Americans to be awarded the Medal of Honor in Korea.✯

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US Army Special Forces soldier Roy Benavidez, Yaqui Indian (1935-1998). GI JOE action figure, Medal of Honor recipient .

US Army Special Forces soldier Roy Benavidez, Yaqui Indian (1935-1998). GI JOE action figure, Medal of Honor recipient .

Heart breaking..but is true. Citizens will probably never understand the sacrifices and what these soldiers put out on the line from their own life <3

Heart breaking..but is true. Citizens will probably never understand the sacrifices and what these soldiers put out on the line from their own life <3

Ernest Edwin Evans (Cherokee-Creek)~ In addition to the Medal of Honor, the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal and Presidential Unit Citation Ribbon, Commander Evans had the China Service Medal, American Defense Medal, Fleet Clasp, and was entitled to the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with six engagement stars, the World War II Victory Medal, and the Philippine Defense and Liberation Ribbons with one star. A U.S. Navy destroyer war ship, the USS Evans, was named in honor of Commander.

Ernest Edwin Evans (Cherokee-Creek)~ In addition to the Medal of Honor, the Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal and Presidential Unit Citation Ribbon, Commander Evans had the China Service Medal, American Defense Medal, Fleet Clasp, and was entitled to the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with six engagement stars, the World War II Victory Medal, and the Philippine Defense and Liberation Ribbons with one star. A U.S. Navy destroyer war ship, the USS Evans, was named in honor of Commander.

Thankful for my freedom.

Thankful for my freedom.

Annie Dodge Wauneka - public health activist and tribal leader of the Navajo Nation.  She became the first Native American to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1963.

Annie Dodge Wauneka - public health activist and tribal leader of the Navajo Nation. She became the first Native American to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1963.

USA, è il Giorno del Ringraziamento - Panorama

USA, è il Giorno del Ringraziamento - Panorama

Find out why guys are choosing Proper Cloth's custom dress shirts over traditional off-the-rack brands.

Find out why guys are choosing Proper Cloth's custom dress shirts over traditional off-the-rack brands.

Navajo Code Talkers - This is a music video about the Navajo Code Talkers involvement at the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.

Navajo Code Talkers - This is a music video about the Navajo Code Talkers involvement at the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.

Ira Hayes, Corporal, USMC, Pima Indian.  A member of the Iwo Jima flag raising during WWII.

Ira Hayes, Corporal, USMC, Pima Indian. A member of the Iwo Jima flag raising during WWII.

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Medal of Honor: He Took Out Three German Bunkers On His Own at the Battle of Crucifix Hill

Medal of Honor: He Took Out Three German Bunkers On His Own at the Battle of Crucifix Hill