Ted Roosevelt was one of the first soldiers off his landing craft as he led the U.S. 4th Infantry Division's 8th Infantry Regiment and 70th Tank Battalion landing at Utah Beach on D-Day. Like his father, Teddy Roosevelt, he was awarded the Medal of Honor. They are one of only two father-son recipients of the Medal of Honor. (The other father-son combo is Arthur MacArthur and Douglas MacArthur.) Theodore Roosevelt, Teddy Roosevelt, Father Sons, Wwii, Roosevelt Jr, D Day, Brigadi General, War Ii, General Theodore
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Thomas G. Kelley -- Navy Lt. in command of River Assault Division 152. On 6/15/69 he led 8 boats to extract a company on the Ong Muong Canal of Kien Hoa, when 1 carrier malfunctioned. They came under fire while trying to repair the boat. He caught rocket shrapnel on his head but relayed orders until the carrier was repaired, enemy silenced and all underway. He remained on active duty, even after losing an eye, retired a Captain in 1990. President Nixon awarded his MOH.
Soldiers resting in trenches, Gallipoli, 1915. Photographer: Sergeant W A Hampton of the Wellington Infantry Battalion. Reference Number: 1/2-168807-F Cellulose triacetate copy negative Photographic Archive, Alexander Turnbull Library
WWI: Brigadier- General J.V. Campbell (on bridge) congratulates soldiers of the 46th (North Midland) Division at Riqueval after their successful crossing of the St. Quentin Canal. - Found via Buzzfeed