Know Your Medal of Honor Recipients:
Boatswain’s Mate First Class Alexander Peters (US Navy) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on September 15, 1904, on board the U.S.S. Missouri. His citation reads:
For heroism in attempting to rescue from drowning Cecil C. Young, ordinary seaman, 15 September 1904, while serving on board the U.S.S. Missouri.
Private George J. Peters (US Army) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on March 24, 1945, near Fluren, Germany. His citation reads:
Pvt. Peters, a platoon radio operator with Company G, made a descent into Germany near Fluren, east of the Rhine. With 10 others, he landed in a field about 75 yards from a German machinegun supported by riflemen, and was immediately pinned down by heavy, direct fire. The position of the small unit seemed hopeless with men struggling to free themselves of their parachutes in a hail of bullets that cut them off from their nearby equipment bundles, when Pvt. Peters stood up without orders and began a l-man charge against the hostile emplacement armed only with a rifle and grenades. His single-handed assault immediately drew the enemy fire away from his comrades. He had run halfway to his objective, pitting rifle fire against that of the machinegun, when he was struck and knocked to the ground by a burst. Heroically, he regained his feet and struggled onward. Once more he was torn by bullets, and this time he was unable to rise. With gallant devotion to his self-imposed mission, he crawled directly into the fire that had mortally wounded him until close enough to hurl grenades which knocked out the machinegun, killed 2 of its operators, and drove protecting riflemen from their positions into the safety of a woods. By his intrepidity and supreme sacrifice, Pvt. Peters saved the lives of many of his fellow soldiers and made it possible for them to reach their equipment, organize, and seize their first objective.
Private Henry C. Peters (US Army) received his Medal of Honor for his actions on May 3, 1863, at Vicksburg, Mississippi. His citation reads:
Was one of a party that volunteered and attempted to run the enemy's batteries with a steam tug and 2 barges loaded with subsistence stores.
The I’m just sayin… Top 747 TV Shows of All-Time
Below we will have the rank, show, and years that the show ran (and sometimes any notes/thoughts I might have).
692 Kate & Allie 1984-1989
691 The Edge of Night 1956-1984
690 SpongeBob SquarePants 1999-present
689 The Lucy Show 1962-1968 This very well could be underrated, but I just don't think it's as good as some of her other work.
688 Mrs. Columbo 1979-1980 A spinoff that wasn't as good as the show it spun-off from.
687 The Bold Ones: The Protectors 1969-1970
686 The New Leave It to Beaver 1983-1989 A lot of "The New" shows are in these lower rankings… they weren't horrible, but they also weren't as good as the original.
685 Dark Shadows 1966-1971
684 My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic 2010-present
683 Roswell 1999-2002
682 The Parkers 1999-2004
681 The High Chaparral 1967-1971
680 Power Rangers Time Force 2001-2002 I wasn't a big Power Rangers fan, but I realize they were pretty popular.'
679 Mannix 1967-1975
678 Daktari 1966-1969
677 The Jerry Springer Show 1991-present
676 The Fugitive 1963-1967
675 The Midnight Special 1973-1981
674 Emergency! 1972-1977
673 The Electric Company 1971-1977
672 V.I.P. 1998-2002
671 48 Hours 1988-present
670 The Magic Garden 1972-1984
669 Unhappily Ever After 1995-1999
668 The Dick Clark Show 1958-1960
667 The Amazing Spider-Man 1977-1979
666 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors 1969-1973
665 Nova 1974-present
664 Last Call with Carson Daly 2002-present
663 Doc 2001-2004
662 Pee-wee's Playhouse 1986-1990 I might be wrong, but I believe my cousin Louis was a big fan of this show…
661 Adventures in Wonderland 1992-1993
660 Family Affair 1966-1971
659 Combat! 1962-1967
658 One Tree Hill 2003-2012
657 The Mothers-in-Law 1967-1969
656 Outsourced 2010-2011 I had high hopes for this show, but it couldn't deliver.
655 The Legend of Tarzan 2000-2003
654 The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis 1959-1963
653 Monster Squad 1976-1977
652 Out of this World 1987-1991
651 The Good Guys 1968-1970
650 Caught Red Handed 2012-present I LOVE this show. The only reason it's this low is the short amount of time it's been on the air. But I do love it.
649 Person of Interest 2011-present This seems like the kind of show I would like, but I haven't really had time to get into this show.
648 The Bob Newhart Show 1961-1962
647 Hotel 1983-1988
646 The Dating Game 1965-1999 This game was always good for a laugh.
645 Blue's Clues 1996-2006
644 The Hitchhiker 1983-1991
643 60 Minutes 1968-present One of the
642 True Blood 2008-present This is actually a pretty good vampire show… but it's still a vampire show.
641 The View 1997-present
640 Everybody Hates Chris 2005-2009
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