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Distinguished Service Cross

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A US Army decoration awarded for exceptional heroism in combat.
  • noun A British military decoration awarded to officers of the Royal Navy for gallantry in action.

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  • noun a United States Army decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy

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Examples

  • The Distinguished Service Cross is the lineal descendant of the "Certificate of Merit," a diploma awarded for valor first issued in the 1840s.

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  • The Distinguished Service Cross is the lineal descendant of the "Certificate of Merit," a diploma awarded for valor first issued in the 1840s.

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  • Mr. Hajiro, who was shot in the shoulder and wrist and barred from further combat duty, originally received a Distinguished Service Cross, the Army's second-highest award for combat valor.

    Barney F. Hajiro, Medal of Honor recipient, dies at 94

  • Mr. Winters later called the action "my apogee" and received the Distinguished Service Cross.

    D-Day Paratrooper Was Immortalized in 'Band of Brothers'

  • A charismatic officer who led by example, Mr. Winters received the Distinguished Service Cross, the country's second highest decoration for valor, while conducting combat operations on D-Day.

    Dick Winters dies; WWII hero commanded 'Band of Brothers'

  • Instead of the Medal of Honor, Pershing approved another second highest decoration, an Oak Leaf Cluster for the Distinguished Service Cross he had earned at Ourcq River.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • Hailing from a poor Catholic neighborhood in Buffalo, N.Y., Donovan 1883-1959 won early renown as the most-decorated officer of World War I, earning the Distinguished Service Cross, the Distinguished Service Medal with two oak-leaf clusters, two Purple Hearts and the Congressional Medal of Honor.

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  • Instead of the Medal of Honor, Pershing approved another second highest decoration, an Oak Leaf Cluster for the Distinguished Service Cross he had earned at Ourcq River.

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • In 1996, long after his death, Johnson finally received the Purple Heart and, in 2003, Schumer helped obtain the Distinguished Service Cross for Johnson.

    Dorian de Wind: Medal of Honor for a Black World War I Hero?

  • Years after his World War II service, he was walking down the street in his uniform when a white colonel attempted to strip the Distinguished Service Cross off Lt. Baker's chest.

    Lasting Valor

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