Distinguished Service Cross

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Distinguished Service Cross,


Distinguished Service Medal,


Distinguished Service Order:

see decorations, civil and militarydecorations, civil and military,
honors bestowed by a government to reward services or achievements, particularly those implying valor. The practice of bestowing such decorations dates back at least to the laurel wreaths of the ancient Greeks and Romans and gained prevalence
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in 1931, died in 1951 while serving in the Korean War, and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, the nation's second-highest honor.
But whatever the U-boat's fate, Capt Bell, of Alfred Street, Redcar, received the Distinguished Service Cross, an engraved gold watch and a commission as Lieutenant in the Royal Naval Reserve for his actions.
The Hall of Valor recognizes Oregonians who have received a Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross equivalent, or the Medal of Honor.
A highly decorated soldier, Walker had earned the Distinguished Service Cross and suffered wounds leading American troops into battle in World War I.
Rodriguez, Commander of US Forces Command, awarded the Distinguished Service Cross to the widow of Staff Sgt.
Stayner; he received the Distinguished Service Cross for his service on the ship.
He was awarded the Army's second-highest decoration, the Distinguished Service Cross.
A modest man who disliked fuss, Collins never mentioned his distinguished and courageous wartime service in the Royal Navy, which won him the Distinguished Service Cross and bar, and resulted in his appointment as MBE.
"Jack" Akehurst (DSO) and Lieutenant Allan "Spud" Wright, who was awarded the second-highest award, the Distinguished Service Cross.
He was decorated with the Distinguished Service Cross for extraordinary heroism in France in 1944, competed in the four-man bobsled event in the 1952 and 1956 Winter Olympics, and served twenty years as an Army lawyer in a variety of important positions.
Amid a few papers and photographs were five black rectangular boxes stamped with gold letters: Purple Heart, Silver Star, Bronze Star, another Silver Star and finally, Distinguished Service Cross. Each held a medal attached to a colored ribbon.
It contains everything a reader needs to understand the battalion's vicious struggle to survive, aided by many location maps, and, in appendices, a list of those who died and those who received the Distinguished Service Cross, and an afterword comparing Tet with Desert Storm.

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