Who needs fictional heroes like Captain America when we have brave, real-life bad@$$es like World War II's Llewellyn Chilson? Though he passed away 30 years ago, there's no doubt this true American hero deserves our humblest respect. Redditor Drexx recently dug up his citation for a Distinguished Service Cross. Check out Chilson's heroics. Will someone out there in Hollywoodland make a movie about this guy already?
Interested in reading more about Chilson? You should spend sometime perusing the citations for his other 18 medals at WW2Awards.com.