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U.S. Marine Corps
Awards of the Silver Star

for 
Conspicuous Gallantry
in Action During

WORLD WAR II

To date we have identified 3,947 awards of the Silver Star to U.S. Marines in World War II. The pages linked below contain the names, service numbers, dates and place of action for these recipients. We hope to begin posting citations beginning in the summer of 2007.

Index of Recipients

A - G

H - Q

R - Z

The nearly 4,000 Silver Star awards in World War II are categorized below by location.

China 6
Japan 15
Austria 1
Europe - France 6
North Africa 6
Pacific War Area 28
Pearl Harbor 1
Wake Island 6
Gilbert Islands 7
Gilbert Islands - Makin 1
Gilbert Islands - Tarawa 225
Marianas Islands 4
Marianas Islands - Guam 252
Marianas Islands - Saipan 525
Marianas Islands - Tinian 99
Marshall Islands 4
Marshall Islands - Eniwetok 37
Marshall Islands - Kwajalein 29

 

New Britain Islands 16
New Britain Islands - Cape Gloucester 127
Palau Islands - Peleliu 330
Philippine Islands 31
Philippine Islands - Bataan 41
Philippine Islands - Corregidor 27
Philippine Islands - Luzon 9
Ryukyu Islands 5
Ryukyu Islands - Okinawa 502
Santa Cruz Islands 11
Solomon Islands 116
Solomon Islands - Bougainville 170
Solomon Islands - Choiseul 6
Solomon Islands - Gavutu 7
Solomon Islands - Guadalcanal 286
Solomon Islands - New Georgia 76
Solomon Islands - Puruata 15
Solomon Islands - Tulagi 30
Volcano Islands - Iwo Jima 890

 

 

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Medal Of Honor Calendar  |  Books By MOH RecipientsSteve Ryan MOH Posters

What Does 
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FOOTNOTES
In
HISTORY

NEW
Looking for a Hero or trying to verify awards? We have posted the names of more than 120,000 recipients of the highest awards in a BRAND NEW FREE SECTION
DECORATIONS 1862 - Present
.

Military Medals & Awards 

Information and Images of ALL Military Medals
The Purple Heart 
How to Request Records/Medals Earned
  How to Obtain Military Records of a Family Member 

Honor Roll of America's Military Heroes


Brevet Medal


DSC 


Navy Cross 


Air Force Cross 

Distinguished Service Medals

Defense - Army - Navy - Air Force - Coast Guard - Merchant Marine



Silver Star

U.S. History and Information
The History Room | U.S. Flag HistoryHistory of the Flag |
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| The National Anthem | The Pledge of Allegiance The American Creed | The Seal of our Nation | Our National Symbol
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