"One of them was copping a lot," he said. “He couldn’t even fight back, couldn’t move. At that point I decided I’d had enough. I wasn’t going to wait until someone got hit.

"I know their families, they know mine. They were fighting hard. I saw an opportunity to move forward, so I did that. I’m not going to let someone get hit while I sit here doing nothing."

Edit: the most decorated soldier in the Commonwealth.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/onthefrontline/8276998/Victoria-Cross-for-Australian-soldier-who-saved-his-platoon-by-charging-into-a-hail-of-bullets.html

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