Paul F. Straub
|Paul F. Straub|
Paul F. Straub, Medal of Honor recipient
July 3, 1865|
|Died||November 25, 1937
Mount Pleasant, Iowa
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Army|
|Years of service||1892 - 1919|
|Unit||36th Infantry, U.S. Volunteers
Army Medical Corps
World War I
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
He also worked in the Office of the Surgeon General; his papers from his time there can be found at the National Library of Medicine.
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: Surgeon. 36th Infantry, U.S. Volunteers. Place and date: At Alos, Zambales, Luzon, Philippine Islands, December 21, 1899. Entered service at: Iowa. Birth: Germany. Date of issue: October 6, 1906.
Voluntarily exposed himself to a hot fire from the enemy in repelling with pistol fire an insurgent attack and at great risk of his own life went under fire to the rescue of a wounded officer and carried him to a place of safety.
- "Army Medical Library Director's Correspondence 1918-1932". National Library of Medicine.
- "PAUL F. STRAUB". Medal of Honor recipients: Philippine-American War. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Retrieved 2008-04-23.
- "Paul F. Straub". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved 2009-01-08.
- Iowa Medal of Honor Heroes
- Army Medical Library Director's Correspondence (1918-1932)—National Library of Medicine finding aid
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