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"Awarded the Medal of Honor and Then Demoted" Topic


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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP30 Nov 2019 2:06 p.m. PST

"Given a choice between jail or the military, Maynard Smith reluctantly opted for the army. This 31-year-old Private was a discipline problem from the start and was reported to be spoiled, insubordinate, and unliked by all he encountered.

When he arrived in England for combat as an aerial gunner, no one wanted to fly with him, and it was only upon direct orders that the other crews would do so. Odd as it may seem it was on his very first mission that Maynard "Snuffy" Smith inexplicably emerged with the Medal of Honor…"
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Legion 403 Dec 2019 1:48 p.m. PST

Yes, I heard this story before. He rose to the occasion and did a heroic action that saved the aircraft & crew. So he certainly deserved a MOH.

But some guys just aren't soldier material off the battlefield it seems. evil grin

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2019 8:41 p.m. PST

(smile)


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