Stewart elected to hold his ground to protect his fallen comrades and prevent an enemy penetration of the company perimeter. As the full force of the platoon-sized man attack struck his lone position, he fought like a man possessed; emptying magazine after magazine at the determined, on-charging enemy. The enemy drove almost to his position and hurled grenades, but S/Sgt. Stewart decimated them by retrieving and throwing the grenades back. Exhausting his ammunition, he crawled under intense fire to his wounded team members and collected ammunition that they were unable to use.
But we helped him to safety.” All of these stories have an act of heroism, even mine. To me being a “Hero” means someone who will stand up for others and will do anything to help someone, maybe even sacrifice their life. There are many different definitions of heroism some might even say they don’t have a hero but I believe everyone has a hero
He went on his first tour a little after 9/11. Kyle makes clear that this was a war on Saddam Hussein not Osama Bin Laden. During his first tour, Kyle and his platoon were in a dune buggy which got stuck in wet sand, they were in a firefight under attack. When they left the dune buggy they were inside the Iraqis defense perimeter, and then were gassed. They were outnumbered, but all sorts of aircraft were overhead.
King Kamehameha was also a fearless leader because he had fought in many battles not just for him but for his family and for his rights. King Kamehameha was in war when he had just killed over 200 people he got his foot stuck up under one of the most heaviest stones when his cousin took a cheap shot and hit King Kamehameha upside the head as he was unconscious and when he woke up he saw that his cousin was about to be stabbed with a spear by Keali 'i. King Kamehameha got his foot unstuck and struck Keali 'i in the back with one of Kamehameha 's spears. King Kamehameha was so very fearless that at one of the chief’s funerals Kamehameha stepped in and performed one of the most sacred dances known to man. He could 've gotten into a lot of
We slowed as we reached the opening to the campsite ''surrender they have us surrounded'' yelled Constable McIntyre. Me and Scanlon laughed and kept riding towards McIntyre as we could not see anyone else at the site. Ned Kelly came out from behind the huge gum tree and all of the other gang members followed him. We didn't surrender though, Scanlon took aim and shot at Ned but he grazed the edge of Ned's beard, then Ned shot back wounding him.
Looking at the murders of Gacy is enough to keep a fearless man awake at night. Gacy was a murderer in the making. “Gacy was born March 17, 1942, in Chicago, Illinois to an alcoholic, often abusive World War I Veteran and a homemaker.” Gacy’s cruel murders stemmed from, not only pure evil, but also from his childhood. Gacy was often beat with a razor strop for anything that was seen as wrong in his father’s eyes.
First time it happens is in the Jessica Lynch rescue and the book says, " Pat Tillman... continued firing at the Iraqis so that Lynch could make it into the helicopter even after he sustained multiple gunshot wounds and watch several other soldiers in his unit die around him when fighting March 23" (Krakauer 207). He fought the Iraqis so that Lynch could make it out of there. Pat put his life on the line to defend Lynch. This impacts Pat by him knowing that he saved someone 's life by putting his life on the line.
Although he ended up being one of the murderers of the Clutter family, the readers often felt sorry for him. In the beginning of the novel the reader finds out that Perry was actually very nervous about committing the crime, he and Dick were on the road to do. Capote made it seem like Perry
This proved to be dangerous for the sports-loving soldiers because nearly 2,500,000 were injured or killed throughout the war, and proved that war is a sport, and like a sport, but a very hostile and dangerous sport at that. The article has good flow, and is well organized with just the right amount of facts and story to keep the piece going, and also keeps the reader attentive to the message Alexander is conveying to her
The Expectations of Maycomb County Aunt Alexandra a lady, who values the Finch name, wants her niece to see the Finch name that same way she does. In to Kill Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Scout dislikes Aunt Alexandra who tries to make Scout more ladylike which results in Scout following the social expectations of Maycomb County. Atticus ask for Aunt Alexandra to come over to his house. Aunt Alexandra agrees and starts to influence Jem and Scout, but mainly Scout. Scout hates that she does this, but ends up being influenced by her.
After that, the rest of the soldiers fired. Due to the fact that a club was thrown from the crowd at a guard proves that the gun was fired out of self-defense. Daniel Cornwall, another Boston citizen who saw the events of the Boston Massacre, said this in his testimony, “Captain Preston was within two yards of me and before the men and nearest to the right and facing the Street. I was looking at him. Did not hear any order.
8 Bullets Thomas A. Baker was born and raised in Troy, New York before joining the 105th Infantry Regiment and kicked serious ass in the Battle of Saipan against the Japanese in World War ll. Being awarded the Medal of Honor, this man 's career was like an anthology of heroic and daring stories stacked on top of each other. During the Battle of Saipan he went ahead of his company alone with a bazooka in hand and decided to take on a Japanese encampment. His friends probably thought he was a dead man but amazingly, he not only survived but also came back with a demolished enemy emplacement behind him.
While Doc Holliday and Wyatt were friends Doc was the reckless one, Wyatt would get offended by his actions, including getting drunk and acting without reason, he was to the point he couldn 't take it any longer and broke off the friendship he had with Doc, for sake of his reputation (31). Wyatt Earp was seen by many as the hero they wanted him to be, was this the real Wyatt or was there something they did
The sergeant was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for trying to rescue a badly wounded comrade in Afghanistan. His patrol had come under a fierce attack, and Jared ran out three times into a wall of bullets and grenades. On his last attempt to save the private, he was killed. "That 's something I have to live with every day. ... [He] never gave up on anything, no matter what it was," Paul says of his son.