Hanneken

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Herman H. Hanneken - Occupation of Haiti
... On the night of October 31–November 1, 1919, Hanneken assassinated the resistance leader, Péralte ... Hanneken was disguised and led into the rebels camp in Northern Haiti by Jean-Baptiste Conze, one of Péralte's officers who betrayed the Haitian leader ... In the short skirmish that ensued, Hanneken killed Péralte and about 1,200 of his followers were killed, captured, or dispersed ...
Herman H. Hanneken
... Herman Henry Hanneken (June 23, 1893 – August 23, 1986) was a United States Marine Corps officer and a recipient of the U.S ... Beginning his career as an enlisted man, Hanneken served in the Banana Wars of the 1910s and 1920s ... Subsequently granted a commission, Hanneken served in Haiti for several more months and was awarded a Navy Cross for killing another rebel leader ...
Battle For Henderson Field - Battle - Nakaguma's Attack On The Matanikau
... Hanneken deployed to the Matanikau ... approaching the Marine Matanikau positions from the south, Hanneken's battalion was placed on a ridge facing south which formed a continuous ... A gap, however, still remained between Hanneken's left (east) flank and the main perimeter ...
Battle For Henderson Field - Battle - Oka's Attack
... Oka's troops assaulted all along an east-west saddle ridge held by Hanneken's battalion but concentrated particularly on Hanneken's Company F, which defended the ... Conoley—Hanneken's battalion executive officer—quickly gathered a counterattack unit of 17 men, including communications specialists, messmen, a cook, and a bandsman ... Conoley's scratch force was joined by elements of Hanneken's Company G, Company C, and a few unwounded survivors from Company F and attacked the Japanese before they could consolidate their positions on top ...
Charlemagne Péralte - Death and Aftermath
... Hanneken (later meritoriously promoted to Second Lieutenant for his exploits) and Corporal William Button into the rebels camp, near Grand-Rivière Du ... for their daring exploit, Corporal Button (1895–1921) and Sergeant Hanneken (1893–1986) were both awarded the Medal of Honor for killing the "supreme bandit of ... Hanneken later served in World War II, notably at Guadalcanal and ended his career as a Brigadier General ...