Sammy Davis, Medal of Honor, Vietnam War

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On November 18, 1967, Private First Class Sammy Davis, wounded and under intense enemy fire, crossed a river to rescue three wounded soldiers near Cai Lay, Vietnam. On November 19, 1968, Davis received the Medal of Honor. The footage from that day as well as Davis's citation were used as source materials for the film Forrest Gump.

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