Medal of Honor: World War II Recipients


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1. Throughout all of WWII, what percentage of Medal of Honor recipients were women?

2. Which of the following statements can largely be attributed to the very nature of the Medal of Honor and its qualifications?

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The educational worksheet and matching quiz help test your knowledge of Medal of Honor recipients from WWII. Military events and statistics on the recipients of the Medal of Honor are topics you will be quizzed over.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet help you see how much you know about:

  • The Medal of Honor and its qualifications
  • What military event in WWII pulled the USA into the war
  • Why 39 military personnel were overlooked for the Medal of Honor in the 1990s
  • American views regarding World War II

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the Medal of Honor's qualifications
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to determine why 39 military personnel didn't receive the Medal of Honor
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the history lesson on Medal of Honor recipients from WWII

Additional Learning

Gain more knowledge about these recipients using the lesson called Medal of Honor: World War II Recipients. Use this lesson to cover these other topics:

  • How people receive the Medal of Honor
  • Important WWII events
  • Medal of Honor statistics