#OnThisDay 1915 US Marine Daniel Daly led his 35 men against & defeated an enemy of 400 at the Battle of Fort Dipitie, Haiti. For this, Daly would receive his second Medal of Honor (one of only two Marines to receive the MOH twice for separate actions). His first was during the Boxer Rebellion, China in 1900 when he singlehandedly held off 200 enemy who were attempting to take his position.
Daniel Daly Receives Second MOH in Haiti 1915
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Hi, I'm David, I'm from Ireland. I am an avid fan of history. I have my B.A. in History, my M.A. in Military History and Strategic Studies,a Post Qualification Diploma in History and I've been teaching History for five years now. I wanted to create a podcast that examines, in great detail, major Irish battles and battles allover the world in various wars that Irish people played a significant part in. Hope you enjoy. View all posts by theirishatwar