Native born Irish have won 257 Medals of Honor, while Irish Americans have won an astounding 2,018 (more than twice the number awarded any other ethnic group). And this is out of 3,464 Medals of Honor total being awarded.
Don't believe me? Do the research and see for yourself.
First Squadron, First Cavalry Regiment has the most with 37 Medal of Honor recipients.
96 US Medals of Honor were awarded for WWI service.
There have been 8 Medals of Honor awarded since Viet Nam.
to honor the people that win them
The animals were told that Snowball's medals were medals of honor for defending the farm so bravely.
no medals of honor were issued for the gulf war. However in April of 1991, 55 days after the cease fire was declared, Freddie Stowers was posthumously issued a medal of honor for service in WWI.
A total of 131 Medals of Honor were awarded for acts of bravery during the Korean War.
I believe I've read that 16 Medals of Honor were earned by Americans during the Battle of Iwo Jima.
As of May 2021, a total of 19 Medals of Honor have been awarded to individuals for their actions after September 11, 2001.
There is no limit. However, since the Medal of Honor is reserved for only the most profound actions far beyond gallantry of others, it is rarely awarded.