Pharmacist's Mate First Class Francis J. Pierce, USN
Halftone reproduction of a photograph, copied from the official publication Medal of Honor, 1861-1949, The Navy, page 242. Francis J. Pierce received the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life on 15-16 March 1945, during the Battle of Iwo Jima. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.