Rafael Peralta, 25

Peralta, a Mexican immigrant, was the subject of a History Channel documentary on his bravery during the battle for Fallouja in late 2004. When an insurgent rolled a grenade at him, he smothered it with his body, losing his life but saving the lives of five other Marines.

20 memories of Rafael Peralta

Share a memory of Rafael

Email addresses are not republished or used for marketing purposes.