By Perry Smith
Sergeant first-class Sammy Davis,
Medal of Honor recipient
The tale of Jimmie Dyess is either amazing and targeted. He earned the Carnegie Medal for remarkable civilian heroism whilst he used to be undefined. 16 years later, he acquired the Medal of Honor because of 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 extraordinary: an Eagle Scout, a recipient of the Carnegie Medal and the Medal of Honor. Herein you are going to meet a guy of valor and benevolence with a basic dedication to carrier above self.
Medal of Honor recipient, Hal Fritz,
President, Congressional Medal of Honor Society
For his notable bravery within the rescue of a drowning lady, Clemson undergraduate Jimmie Dyess acquired America’s best civilian award for heroism, the Carnegie Medal. 16 years later, Marine Lieutenant Colonel Dyess led his battalion into wrestle. He went in the back of enemy traces to save lots of 4 wounded Marines. the following day, Dyess used to be shot and killed. For his exemplary valor and management in wrestle, he bought the Medal of Honor. could Jimmie Dyess’s lifetime of provider and self-sacrifice be an proposal to all.
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