Congressional Medal of Honor
The Congressional Medal of Honor is the highest tribute the military can give to a soldier whose heroism and bravery have changed the lives of men and altered the course of battle. This figure pays tribute to Sgt. Frances S. Currey, of the U.S. Army's 120th Infantry, 30th Infantry Division. Sgt. Currey was an automatic rifleman with the 3rd Platoon defending a strong point near Malmedy, Belgium on December 21, 1944, when the enemy launched a devasting attack. Sgt. Currey risked injury from enemy fire while destroying enemy tanks and rescuing five comrades, two of which were wounded. Without the tanks, the enemy was overpowered and forced to retreat. The congressional Medal of Honor figure is outfitted with a helmet, shirt, pants, personnel belt, scarf, wool knit cap, jacket, dogtags, and medal of honor. He is armed with a machine gun, bazooka, rockets, and ammo pouches.
Scheduled release date of this figure is November, 1997 with an approximate retail price of $29.99 per figure.