Ambrosio Guillen

Staff Sergeant Ambrosio Guillen (December 7, 1929 – July 25, 1953) was a United States Marine who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor—the United States' highest military honor—for his heroic actions and sacrifice of life during the Korean War, two days before the ceasefire. He was responsible for turning an overwhelming enemy attack into a disorderly retreat.

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Ambrosio Guillen - Medal of Honor Citation
... presenting the MEDAL OF HONOR posthumously to STAFF SERGEANT AMBROSIO GUILLEN UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS for service as set forth in the following CITATION For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the ... main line of resistance, Staff Sergeant Guillen maneuvered his platoon over unfamiliar terrain in the face of hostile fire and placed his men in fighting positions ... wounded during the course of the battle, Staff Sergeant Guillen refused medical aid and continued to direct his men throughout the remainder of the engagement until the enemy was defeated and ...