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Why do so many Medals of Honor go to servicemembers of Irish descent? One recipient has a theory

Of the 3,515 Medals of Honor awarded by the United States, some 2,018 have gone to Irish-Americans, according to Patrick McDermot of Irish Veterans Post 2 in Tampa, Fla.. To help explain the numbers, recipient James Charles McCloughan turned to history. …read more

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