By Perry Smith
Sergeant top quality Sammy Davis,
Medal of Honor recipient
The tale of Jimmie Dyess is either striking and particular. He earned the Carnegie Medal for outstanding civilian heroism while he used to be undefined. 16 years later, he acquired the Medal of Honor due to his heroism in wrestle. No different person has got either awards. This ebook not just tells the Dyess tale, it examines the scale of heroism.
President, Carnegie Hero Fund Commission.
The development of the lifetime of Jimmie Dyess was once outstanding: an Eagle Scout, a recipient of the Carnegie Medal and the Medal of Honor. Herein you'll meet a guy of valor and benevolence with a primary dedication to carrier above self.
Medal of Honor recipient, Hal Fritz,
President, Congressional Medal of Honor Society
For his amazing bravery within the rescue of a drowning lady, Clemson undergraduate Jimmie Dyess bought America’s best civilian award for heroism, the Carnegie Medal. 16 years later, Marine Lieutenant Colonel Dyess led his battalion into wrestle. He went at the back of enemy traces to save lots of 4 wounded Marines. the following day, Dyess was once shot and killed. For his exemplary valor and management in wrestle, he bought the Medal of Honor. may possibly Jimmie Dyess’s lifetime of carrier and self-sacrifice be an concept to all.
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