Medal of Honor: Peter Lemon was high on marijuana, he single-handedly fought off two waves of Vietcong

we were all partying the night before. We weren’t expecting any action because we were in a support unit. It was the only time I ever went into combat stoned. You get really alert when you are stoned because you have to be.”

Peter Charles Lemon (born June 5, 1950) is a former United States Army soldier and a recipient of the U.S. military’s highest award, the Medal of Honor. He received the award for his actions on April 1, 1970, while serving in Tây Ninh Province during the Vietnam War. He dedicates the Medal of Honor to the three comrades he lost in the battle which he received the award for: Casey Waller, Nathan Mann and Brent Street. Lemon is the only Canadian-born U.S. citizen to be presented the medal for fighting in the Vietnam War. He is the eighth-youngest living Medal of Honor recipient.
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