Award Winners Navy Cross Winners List

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List of Navy Cross winners from every year the award has been given out. All Navy Cross winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Navy Cross award are listed along with photos for every Navy Cross winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Navy Cross award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Navy Cross are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Navy Cross winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Navy Cross winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Navy Cross winners of all time. Anybody who won the Navy Cross usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Navy Cross-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Navy Cross, so most of the famous Navy Cross winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Navy Cross?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You can use the items in this fact-based list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis. John C. McCloy and Richard Evelyn Byrd are included on this list along with many more. (13 items)

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Chesty Puller is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Lewis Burwell "Chesty" Puller was a United States Marine Corps lieutenant general and one of the most decorated members of the Marine Corps. Puller is one of two servicemen to ever be ...more

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Daniel Daly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Sergeant Major Daniel Joseph "Dan" Daly was a United States Marine and one of only nineteen men to have received the Medal of Honor twice. Of the Marines who are double recipients, ...more

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Edward L. Beach, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Edward Latimer Beach, Jr. was a highly decorated United States Navy submarine officer and best-selling author. During World War II, he participated in the Battle of Midway and 12 combat patrols, ...more

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James L. Holloway III is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
James Lemuel Holloway III is a retired United States Navy admiral and naval aviator who was highly decorated for his actions during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. After the ...more

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John H. Quick is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
John Henry Quick was a United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his actions at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in 1898 during the Spanish-American War and the Distinguished Service Cross ...more

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John McCloy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
John McCloy John McCloy was a sailor in the United States Navy who is one of only 19 individuals to receive the Medal of Honor twice. He received his first Medal of Honor for action in the Boxer Rebellion ...more

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Lewis William Walt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Lewis William Walt, also known as Lew Walt, was a retired United States Marine Corps four-star general who had served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. During World War II he ...more

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Marcus Luttrell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Marcus Luttrell is a former United States Navy SEAL, who received the Navy Cross and Purple Heart for his actions in June 2005 facing Taliban fighters during Operation Red Wings. Luttrell was a ...more

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Richard E. Byrd is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, Jr., USN was an American naval officer who specialized in feats of exploration. He was a pioneering American aviator, polar explorer, and organizer of polar ...more

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Robert E. Cushman, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
General Robert Everton Cushman, Jr. served as the 25th Commandant of the Marine Corps from January 1, 1972 to June 30, 1975. He was honored for heroism in battle during World War II at the ...more

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Robert H. Barrow is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Robert Hilliard Barrow was a retired United States Marine Corps four-star general. Barrow was the 27th Commandant of the Marine Corps from 1979 to 1983. He served for 41 years, including ...more

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Robert Webster Cary is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Rear Admiral Robert Webster Cary, Jr. is one of the most decorated officers in the history of the United States Navy and recipient of the Medal of Honor.

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Victor H. Krulak is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Navy Cross Winners List
Victor H. Krulak was a decorated United States Marine Corps officer who saw action in World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Krulak, considered a visionary by fellow Marines, was the author of First ...more