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Gus Schuettler ©Stars and StripesNew York City, June, 1968: A worker at His Lordship Products, Inc. details a Medal of Honor, part of an Army order for 90 of the nation's highest military awards during the height of the Vietnam War. The company was then the holder of an exclusive contract to produce the medals, providing about 600 of them to the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps between 1963 and 1968. A total of 259 servicemembers have received the Medal of Honor for combat actions during the Vietnam War.

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