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The Only CG Medal of Honor Recipient
A short video about the Coast Guard's only Medal of Honor recipient. Douglas A. Munro, a signalman first class of the United States Coast Guard, died heroically on Guadalcanal on 27 September 1942. Having volunteered to evacuate a detachment of Marines who were facing annihilation by an unanticipated large enemy force, he succeeded in safely extricating them and in doing so was mortally wounded. U.S. Coast Guard video.