"Audie Murphy and Gary Cooper and the Cisco Kid, all those heroes"

Audie Leon Murphy is the USA's most decorated WWII combat soldier. He received every US medal and award, and five further decorations from France and Belgium.

Murphy was also a famous Hollywood movie star. In Bad Boy, he played a juvenile delinquent.

He is credited with killing 240 enemy soldiers and defeating many more. He fought in nine WWII campaigns, and died in 1971, during the Vietnam War era, in a plane crash.  The US Army stated that there would never be another Audie Murphy.