Photo #: NH 93486
Private First Class Richard B. Anderson, USMC
Who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for "conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity" on 1 February 1944 during action against the Japanese at Roi Island, Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands when he sacrificed his own life to save three fellow Marines.
U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.
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Image Posted 25 March 2008