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.