Navy Cross - World War II

There are nearly 4,000 recipients of the Navy Cross which was awarded for exemplary and heroic service during World War II.

Here's the Breakout by Branch of Service

  • Navy - 2,889

  • Marine Corps - 1,030

  • Coast Guard - 6

  • Army - 4

  • Air Force - 10

  • Civilian - 1

  • Foreign Nationals - 19

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War on Terror

Distinguished Service Cross
Navy Cross
Air Force Cross

Vietnam

Distinguished Service Cross
Navy Cross
Air Force Cross

Korean War

Distinguished Service Cross
Navy Cross

World War II

Distinguished Service Cross
Navy Cross
Air Force Cross

World War I

Distinguished Service Cross
Navy Cross

Other Conflicts and Peace Time

Distinguished Service Cross
Navy Cross
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Index of Major Awards

Home of Heroes continues to update our website content for online visitors. Here is a resource that can help you find a recipient of a major award. This information is provided in a PDF document which enables you to search the content by several search terms - name, branch of service, war/conflict.

Search Major Military Award List (PDF)