March 25 | Medal of Honor Recipients

March 26, 2021

In celebration of National Medal of Honor Day, our binge-worthy suggestions feature Medal of Honor recipients and their stories.

Hacksaw Ridge
“Hacksaw Ridge” is the story of recipient Desmond T. Doss. During WWII, Doss saved numerous lives in Okinawa without ever firing a weapon. Starring Andrew Garfield, the film was nominated for Best Picture at the 2017 Academy Awards. RENT on Prime Video.

Medal of Honor (Episode 8: Ty M. Carter)
“Medal of Honor” is a Netflix original series that honors Medal of Honor recipients by recreating their inspiring stories of bravery. Learn about stories of heroes like Ty Carter, whose bravery during a 2009 Taliban attack earned him his Medal of Honor. WATCH on Netflix.

The Last Full Measure
Inspired by a true story, “The Last Full Measure” revolves around efforts to recognize the heroic actions of Airman William H. Pitsenbager. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor decades after he passed away. WATCH on Hulu.

 

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