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The Medal of Honor is the highest military honor awarded in the United States and is presented personally by the President. It is given to members of the armed services who distinguish themselves "at the risk of his or her life above and beyond the call of duty while engaged in an action against an enemy of the United States." This memorial site was created to pay tribute to those whose outstanding bravery in the face of mortal danger earned them the Medal of Honor.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Medal of Honor recipient Harry L. Ettlinger

Harry L. Ettlinger and his family escaped Nazi Germany in 1938 on one of the last visas granted by the German government. After graduation from high school in Newark, New Jersey, Harry joined the Army. He was sent to his homeland to fight in the Battle of the Bulge but was pulled out at the last minute to work as a translator since he spoke German. That led to Ettlinger being assigned to the “Monuments Men”, an Allied team with a few hundred members made up mostly of art historians and...
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