Douglas Albert Munro Photo

Douglas Albert Munro

Born: Oct 11, 1919

Death: Sep 27, 1942

Birthplace: Vancouver

Nationality: United States

Douglas Albert Munro

Date of Birth : Oct 11, 1919
Date of Death : Sep 27, 1942
Birth Place : Vancouver

Douglas Albert Munro is the only member of the United States Coast Guard to have received the Medal of Honor, the United States's highest military award. Munro received the decoration posthumously for his actions as officer-in-charge of a group of landing craft on September 27, 1942, during the September Matanikau action in the Guadalcanal campaign of World War II.

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