Courage of the Submariner
The Stories of Medal of Honor Recipients Eugene Fluckey and Richard O’Kane
Featuring the stories of Medal of Honor Recipients Eugene Fluckey and Richard O’Kane, this video highlights the dangerous missions carried out by Submariners during the Pacific Campaign of WWII. The missions of the Barb and the Tang were crucial to turning the tide of the War in the Pacific and are links in the long chain of submarine warfare which still protects America today.
Lesson Plan for Secondary Students: Courage Runs Deep
Educators who want to use this video in 6th-12th grade classrooms can download the lesson plan and accompanying worksheet by clicking below.
This lesson is part of the Medal of Honor Character Development Program, a series of lessons based on the stories of Medal of Honor Recipients and citizen heroes, focused on starting conversations about the values of courage, commitment, sacrifice, integrity, citizenship, and patriotism. Create a free account to access all of the elementary and secondary lessons and take our free online training to learn how to implement the program with your students.