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Flying a Liberty DH–4 over Flanders, Belgium, on Oct. 14, 1918, 1st Lt. Ralph Talbot and Gunnery Sgt. Robert G. Robinson encountered 12 enemy planes. When Robinson collapsed from wounds, Talbot fought off the Germans and landed at a Belgian aerodrome, where a surgeon reattached Robinson’s nearly severed arm. Both Marines were awarded the Medal of Honor.