5. Murphy was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for clearing out enemy foxholes and positions by himself with a machine gun and grenades.
9. He played himself in the film adaptation of his bestselling World War II memoirs “To Hell and Back.”
The H. L. Hunley – And it wasn’t the only one! Believe it or not, the Rebs had a sub up their sleeves too, The H. L. Hunley.