Who was Junior J. Spurrier?

Introduction Junior James Spurrier, born James Ira Spurrier, Jr., was a United States Army soldier who received the United States’ two highest military decorations for valour – the Medal of Honour and Distinguished Service Cross – for his heroic actions in World War II. Early Life and Education Spurrier was born on 14 December 1922,… Read More


Who was Eddie Rickenbacker?

Introduction Edward Vernon Rickenbacker (08 October 1890 to 23 July 1973) was an American fighter ace in World War I and a Medal of Honour recipient. With 26 aerial victories, he was the United States’ most successful fighter ace in the war and is considered to have received the most awards for valour by an… Read More