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Question by  Pennfield (25)

Who was the most decorated soldier in World War Two?


Answer by  ferfer72 (2623)

Many people think it was actor Audie Murphy, but it wasn't. Matthew Urban of the United States Army holds that distinction and is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records.


Answer by  Bobinski (1652)

Audie L. Murphy was the most decorated soldier in WWII. The name sounds familiar as he became a movie star after the war. He appeared in 44 movies. Murphy was three years in action during the war. He was awarded 33 medals including the Medal of Honor. He entered the Army when he was 18 years old.


Answer by  soma451 (13)

The most decorated soldier in WWII was First Lieutenant Audie Leon Murphy. He fought in the European theatre. He was honoured with the Medal of Honor and other 32 awards including 5 from France and 1 from Belgium. He appeared in the cover of Life magazine in July, 1945 and became a famous movie actor.


Answer by  akmarimba (35)

The most decorated soldier in World War Two was Audie Leon Murphy (June 20, 1925 - May 28, 1971). Murphy was an American soldier in the European teather of war. He recieved the Medal of Honor, the Distinguished Service Cross, the Silver Star, and 31 other decorations.


Answer by  cookedfood (7)

The most decorated American soldier was Audie Murphy. He spent 27 months in action fighting in Europe and received the Medal of Honor for his bravery as well as 32 additional medals and citations from the U.S. and other countries including Belgium and France.


Answer by  Ken56 (1160)

It was the famous movie star Audie Murphy. Before he was a movie star, he was a soldier and saw 27 months of action in Europe during WWII. He received the military's highest honor, the Medal of Honor, and more than 30 other medals.


Answer by  mehmeh123 (6)

The most decorated soldier in world war two was Audie Leon Murphy. He was an American soldier and was born in Texas.


Answer by  Anonymous

World War 2's Greatest Soldier !! Charles Uphams 2 Victoria Crosses in my opinion are unequalled !! No disrespect to Audie Murphy or Matthew Urban, both fantastic soldiers but if you get a chance, read the following book..." Mark Of The Lion "by Kenneth Sanford.


Answer by  jclick (1561)

The most decorated American veteran of World War II was Audie Murphy. Among other honors, Murphy was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, a Silver Star and a Bronze Star. He went on to star in several Hollywood movies after his military career.


Answer by  sususu (866)

Lieutenant Audie Murphy of the United States Army was decorated more than any other World War Two soldier. He received the Medal of Honor and numerous American honors, five French honors, and one Belgian honor. After the war he became known as an actor and songwriter. He died at 45 in 1971.


Answer by  fuse (105)

Audie Murphy is the most decorated soldier in the second world war. He has received honors from different countries like France and belgium.


Answer by  Clement (1453)

In United States there is a number of candidates: Audie Murphy, Charles Hazlett Upham, Garlin Murl Connor and Matthew Urban. In the UK: Alistair Pearson, in Germany: Hans-Ulrich Rudel.


Answer by  MichelleGreer (33)

Audie Murphy from Celeste, Texas became the most decorated American GI after the conclusion of WWII. Murphy participated in nine campaigns and is credited with killing over 250 Germans and capturing countless more.

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