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Maj. Gen. Smedley Butler

Maj. Gen. Smedley Butler

Major General Smedley Darlington Butler (July 30, 1881 – June 21, 1940) was at the time of his death [1940] the most decorated U.S. Marine in history. He came forward to Congress in 1933 to reveal a coup d'etat plot against President Roosevelt sponsored by big-money interests. He was twice the recipient of the Medal of Honor, one of only nineteen to be so honored.

Military career



See also: Chesty Puller, War is a Racket.

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