Ambrosio Guillen Photo

Ambrosio Guillen

Born: Dec 7, 1929

Death: Jul 25, 1953

Birthplace: La Junta

Nationality: United States

Ambrosio Guillen

Date of Birth : Dec 7, 1929
Date of Death : Jul 25, 1953
Birth Place : La Junta

Staff Sergeant Ambrosio Guillen was a United States Marine who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor—the United States' highest military award for valor—for his heroic actions and sacrifice of life on July 25, 1953, two days before the ceasefire, during the Korean War. He was responsible for his infantry platoon's turning an overwhelming enemy attack into a defeat and disorderly retreat.

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