John J. Kelly

John J. Kelly

U.S. Marine John Kelly was the last person to be awarded two Medals of Honor. During the battle of Blanc Mont Ridge in World War 1, he ran 100 yards in advance of the front line and attacked an enemy machine gun nest, killed the gunner with a grenade, shot another man with his pistol, and returned with 8 prisoners. He was just 19 years old during the battle.

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