The boarding party from the USS Pillsbury on the conning tower just before entering the sinking German U-505!
Commander Trosino, Captain Gallery and Lieutenant David aboard the U-505. The United States flag is flying above the Kriegsmarine Ensign which is an international protocol to signal the enemy ship has been captured.
Awarded the United States’ highest military honor, The Medal of Honor. “For his valiant service and bravery in leading a boarding party aboard a hostile submarine, keeping the ship afloat, recovering valuable intelligence."