Lt. Cmdr Joseph T. O’Callahan

USS Franklin nearly obscured by smoke and flames after 19 March attack US Navy photo 80-G-49131

March 25th Is National Medal of Honor Day

President Truman awards Lt. (j.g.) Donald Gary, the Medal of Honor. January 1946 Today, 25 March, is not just any...
Chaplain O'Callahan giving the last rights to a sailor. The sailor actually survived.

Joseph O’Callahan, Chaplain of the USS Franklin, Earns The Medal of Honor

Chaplain Joseph T. O'Callahan. Picture taken circa 1945-1946 Credit: Congressional Medal of Honor Society Off the Coast of Japan, March...