Korean War Medal of Honor Recipients


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When was the Korean War fought?

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1. How many US service members were killed in combat during the Korean War?

2. What is the United States highest military honor?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

It is a great honor to receive a US Congressional Medal of Honor. Complete this assessment to test your knowledge regarding this honor and those who received it for their service during the Korean War.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to find out how much you know about:

  • When Korean War took place
  • How many US service members died in the war
  • The highest military honor in the US
  • Why several recipients were awarded 61 years after the war

Skills Practiced

Some skills you will practice as you complete this assessment include:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Korean War
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the political atmosphere in regards to civil rights after the Korean War to understand who received Medals of Honors after the Korean War and who didn't
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Medal of Honor and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The lesson that accompanies this assessment, Korean War Medal of Honor Recipients, will provide you with a quick and effective review of the material covered in the assessment and:

  • Who fought in the Korean War
  • Examples of people who received a Medal of Honor for their service in the war
  • Who was given a Medal in 2014 for their service in the war