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Medal of Honor to be awarded to Civil War soldier

Medal of Honor to be awarded to Civil War soldier

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- President Obama will award the Medal of Honor to an unusual recipient next month: Civil War Union soldier Alonzo H. Cushing. The honor is the result of more than three decades of lobbying from Cushing's descendants and ... UPI, 1 day ago
Medal of Honor sought for black WWI soldier New York Post, 1 day ago

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Medal of Honor winner Col. Bernard 'Bernie' Fisher interred in Boise

MOUNTAIN HOME AIR FORCE BASE, Idaho -- The 366th Fighter Wing mourns the loss of a fellow Airman, longtime Idaho resident and true American hero. Air Force Medal of Honor recipient retired Col. Bernard Fisher passed away Aug. 16. In 1967, then ...
 DVIDS18 hours ago Uncommon gallantry: Remembering Bernard Fisher  Mountain Home Air Force Base1 day ago Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient Bernard Fisher dies  Stars and Stripes1 week ago Col. Bernard Fisher, Medal of Honor recipient, dies  USA Today1 week ago

151 years later, Medal of Honor for hero

(CNN) - "Faithful unto death." Those words on the West Point headstone of Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing succinctly enshrine the determination of the man who helped turn the tide at Gettysburg during the Civil War. Despite at least two wounds, Cushing, ...
 Channel40001 day ago Gettysburg hero gets medal  CNN1 day ago

Civil War Hero to Finally Get Due With Medal of Honor

One hundred and fifty-one years after his final battle and more than two decades after a senator took up his cause, First Lieutenant Alonzo H. Cushing will get his Medal of Honor. Cushing was 22 when he died on July 3, 1863, during fighting at ...
 BusinessWeek1 day ago

Dutch man returns Israeli WWII honor after family killed in Gaza

The Hague (AFP) ― A 91-year-old Dutch man honored by Israel for shielding a Jew from the Nazis has handed back his medal after six of his relatives were killed in a Gaza air strike. Henk Zanoli returned his Righteous Among the Nations award to ...
 Korea Herald1 week ago 'Righteous Gentile' Gives Away Medal for Holocaust Heroism to Trash Israel  Breitbart.com1 week ago 91-year-old man returns Holocaust medal after his relatives were killed in Gaza  TheJournal.ie1 week ago 91yo Dutch man returns Israeli WWII medal after Gaza strike kills 6 of his relatives  Russia Today1 week ago

Stanford professor 1st woman to win top math prize

An Iranian-born Stanford University professor is the first woman to win math's highest honor, the Fields Medal. The International Mathematics Union awarded the prize Wednesday to Maryam Mirzakhani (Mari-ee-'AHM Meer-zawk-'AHNI) and three others. The prize and ...
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The Guardian Express

Iran: Mathematics Greatest Honor Goes to a Woman

The greatest honor in mathematics, the Fields Medal, was awarded last month for the first time to an academic from Iran and, not incidentally, the first woman. Despite deep-seated prejudice and negligence in her home country and culture — ...
 The Guardian Express1 week ago First Woman Ever Wins Fields Math Medal  Sci-Tech Today1 week ago Profiling a Prodigy: Fields Medal Winner Manjul Bhargava  News India Times1 week ago Rare Honour for Indian-Origin Math Wizards. Manjul Bhargava Wins Fields Medal  NDTV2 weeks ago

Afghan vet who fought wounded gets Medal of Honor

Bleeding from both legs and his arm, Ryan Pitts kept firing at about 200 Taliban fighters, even holding onto his grenades an extra moment to ensure the enemy couldn't heave them back. On Monday, President Barack Obama draped the Medal of Honor around his ...
 Sify1 month ago Veteran wounded by grenade gets Medal of Honor  Sify2 months ago
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Martin Luther King Jr., wife honored with medal

Congressional leaders commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act on Tuesday by posthumously bestowing the Congressional Gold Medal upon Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife, Coretta Scott King, for their efforts in passing the landmark ...
 Sify2 months ago US accords highest civilian honour to King family  Business Standard2 months ago

Painter Amrita Sher-Gil's life to be honored in a month-long exhibition by NGMA

 Mumbai: It was in 1936 that Amrita Sher-Gil’s Group of Three Girls won a gold medal at Bombay Art Society’s 46th annual exhibition. This was just one of the milestones that the late 28-year-old artist achieved. To mark the centenary celebration of ...
 Deccan chronicle2 months ago
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